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air fryer salmon on a white plate with garnish

Air Fryer Salmon (Easy 15 minute recipe!)

This Air Fryer Salmon recipe will show you how to make salmon quickly and easily. In less than 15 minutes, you’ll have perfectly cooked salmon that is golden on the outside and tender on the inside. And of course, this delicious entree is gluten-free and dairy-free!
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Meal Prep
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Capri Lilly


  • 2 Salmon filets about 6 ounces each
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Aminos optional, can use olive oil or soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Lemon
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Olive Oil Spray


  • Preheat the air fryer to 400°F.
  • Pat the salmon dry on both sides with a paper towel or clean cloth.
  • Season the fillets with coconut amino, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Spray with a bit olive oil.
  • Spray the basket with olive oil. Place two fillets in the air fryer and air fry for 7-10 minutes, depending on the thickness of the salmon and desired degree of doneness. The salmon should be flaky with a fork when done.
  • Squeeze fresh lemon on top. Serve and enjoy!


You can easily double or triple the recipe as needed. Make sure to cook the salmon in batches for best results. 
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Serving: 1fillet | Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 24.5g | Fat: 8.2g | Saturated Fat: 1.5g | Sodium: 409mg | Potassium: 60mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 9mg