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Top view of four air fried salmon in the air fryer basket

Air Fried Salmon

Air Fried Salmon is the quickest and easiest way to cook your salmon perfectly every time. Takes less than 15 minutes and you've got a delicious crust with a tender and flaky inside.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword air fried salmon, air fryer salmon, easy low carb dinner, how to cook salmon, keto, low carb, salmon, whole30
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 241 kcal
Author Kelly


  • 4 (four to six ounces) salmon fillets (or one large fillet)
  • 3/4 teaspoon avocado oil spray OR olive oil spray
  • fine sea salt and black pepper , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion salt , we use the one from Trader Joe's
  • fresh herbs OR other seasonings you like


  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.

  2. Place salmon fillets, skin side down, in a single layer in the air fryer basket.

  3. Set your air fryer to 400F for 7-8 minutes, depending on the thickness of your salmon.

    Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Air Fried 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.