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Easy Salmon cooked in an air fryer

Air Fryer Salmon

Quick and Easy Air Fryer Salmon is the most wonderfully tender and juicy salmon ever. Only a few seasonings are needed for this super flavorful salmon.

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 307 kcal


  • 2 (6 to 8-ounce) salmon filets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • sea salt and black pepper


  1. Pat salmon dry with paper towels. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika and lemon pepper seasoning.

  2. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper to taste. Keep in mind that the lemon pepepr seasoning has some salt and pepper.

  3. Preheat the Air Fryer to 390 degrees for 2 minutes.

  4. Spray basket lightly with oil and add the salmon, skin side down.

  5. Air fry for 8 to 10 minutes. If your filets are large, you may need to cook for a few extra minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Salmon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 307 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 94mg31%
Sodium 76mg3%
Potassium 856mg24%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 561IU11%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.