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Air Fryer Salmon in a black tray

How to Cook Frozen Salmon in an Air Fryer

This simple dish is perfect for anyone looking for a quick, easy, and tasty shot of healthy protein. Cooked in an air fryer, it's easy to get that moist, flaky texture that makes salmon so delicious. Plus, it's cheap - now let's dive into how to make this fast and delicious entree!
Course Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine African, American
Keyword Air fryer recipe, salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 332kcal
Author Lola Osinkolu


  • 1 lb Salmon Fish Frozen
  • 1/8 Tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 Tsp Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt and Black Pepper to taste


  • Preheat the air fryer to 400°F for 5 minutes.
  • Combine all the seasonings except the oil.
  • Brush the oil over both sides of the fish and rub on the seasoning.
  • Place the fish on the air fryer basket and air fry for 10 minutes. If the fish comes with skin, turn to the skin side and air fry for another 5 to 6 minutes. For skinless salmon, cook for 3 to 5 more minutes.


Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 744mg | Potassium: 1131mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 286IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg