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air fryer salmon on a plate

Air Fryer Salmon

  • Author: Kathleen
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


This Air Fryer Salmon Recipe takes only minutes to cook, is flavorful, healthy, and perfect for a weeknight dinner. Mix up a simple salmon seasoning to rub on the salmon filets then pop in the air fryer.


  • 2 single-serving salmon filets, with or without skin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • Cooking spray 


  1. Mix Seasoning – Mix together the brown sugar and spices in a small bowl to make the salmon seasoning.
  2. Prep Salmon – Pat dry the salmon filets with a paper towel. With the skin side down, spread the salmon seasoning on top of each filet.
  3. Air Fry – Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray then add the seasoned salmon filets. Give the salmon a spritz with the cooking spray. Air fry at 400 degrees F for 7-8 minutes. The salmon is done when it can be flaked easily with a fork.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 7 minutes
  • Category: Air Fryer, Main
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Air Fryer Salmon, Easy Salmon Recipe, Salmon Seasoning

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