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Air Fryer Salmon

by: claire cary

This salmon in air fryer is crispy, flavorful and so easy to make. It's gluten free, paleo friendly and can be made from frozen! It's ready in under 20 minutes and perfect for a quick weeknight meal.
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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes


  • 2 4-6 ounce salmon filets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste


  • Preheat your air fryer to 380 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray your air fryer basket with oil.
  • Brush the tops of the salmon with the olive oil.
  • In a small dish, mix together the spices and salt.
  • Rub the spices evenly onto the tops of both pieces of salmon. Press into the tops.
  • Air fry, skin side down for 8-12 minutes depending on the thickness of the salmon and how well done you like it.
  • Serve with fresh lemon juice, jasmine rice and sauteed asparagus or veggie of choice!


You can sub the brown sugar for coconut sugar for a refined sugar free option.
Serving: 1piece / Calories: 340kcal / Carbohydrates: 4g / Protein: 40g / Fat: 17g / Sugar: 4g

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