Air Fryer Baked Salmon

  • author  Eliza
  • Published Mar 24th, 2019 / Updated Oct 2nd, 2019

Try my recipe for tender air fryer baked salmon, with a dukkah crust for just a little crunch. This is my favorite way to bake salmon, it is so simple and perfect every time.

Air Fryer Baked Salmon
Air fryer salmon.

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Air Fryer Baked Salmon

Air Fryer Salmon with Dukkah Crust

How to bake dukkah crusted salmon fillets in an air fryer.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Global
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 251kcal


  • 12 oz salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp dukkah
  • 1 pinch salt


  • Preheat air fryer to 390°F (200°C).
  • Pat salmon fillets dry, remove any remaining pin bones.
  • Season with salt, and sprinkle 1 tablespoon of dukkah on top on the salmon fillets (skin-side down).
  • Cut a square of baking paper large enough to fit the salmon fillets on, and place in the bottom of the air fryer basket.
  • Place salmon fillets on the baking paper, and air fry for 10-12 minutes depending on thickness of salmon fillets, and how well done you like them.  .


Calories: 251kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 852mg | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.9mg
Tags: fish