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Side view of two air fried salmon filets on a white plate with asparagus and a napkin

Air Fryer Salmon

This easy Air Fryer Salmon Recipe makes flaky and tender salmon with a perfectly crispy crust. In total, it only takes 10 minutes! You'll never cook salmon in the oven or on the stove again!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer salmon recipe, crispy salmon, crispy skin salmon, frozen salmon in air fryer, healthy baked salmon recipes, how to cook salmon fillets, salmon dinner ideas, salmon in air fryer
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 241 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 4 4-6 oz salmon fillets or one large fillet
  • 3/4 tsp avocado oil spray or olive oil spray
  • fine sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp onion salt we use the one from Trader Joe's
  • fresh herbs or other seasonings of choice


  1. Pat down the skin of the salmon with a paper towel.

    Lightly spray your salmon with some avocado oil spray. Season with salt, pepper and onion salt.

    Three Salmon Fillets Placed Evenly Apart on a white plate
  2. Place salmon fillets, skin side down, in a single layer in the air fryer basket.

    Three Salmon Fillets Placed Evenly Apart in an Air Fryer Basket
  3. Set your air fryer to 400°F for 7-8 minutes, depending on the thickness of your salmon.

    Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Salmon
Amount Per Serving (1 salmon fillet)
Calories 241 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Protein 34g68%
* Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy using the WPRM recipe calculator. It is best to make your own calculations to ensure accuracy. We expressly disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.