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Crispy Salmon in Air fryer

Salmon is rubbed in a sweet and spicy rub of brown sugar, paprika, garlic powder, and other spices. Cooking Salmon in an Air fryer gives a crispy skin and tender juicy fillets.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Air fryer Salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 318kcal
Author Subhasmita


  • 3 salmon fillets each weighing 180 - 200 gms
  • 2 tablespoon Melted Butter
  • 2 heaping teaspoon Brown Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon Smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder (reduce for less spice)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper


  • Preheat the air fryer to 380 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Lightly grease the inner basket of the air fryer ( To prevent Salmon from sticking) or place a piece of parchment paper.
  • Clean and pat dry salmon fillets with a kitchen towel.
  • In a small bowl mix all the seasoning ingredients (except butter).
  • Brush salmon with melted butter ( only the topside, not the skin).
  • Rub the seasoning well on both the sides of the salmon fillets.
  • Place seasoned fillets skin side down in the Airfryer basket.
  • Air fry for 10-12 minutes. Use a digital meat thermometer to check that the internal temperature of the salmon has reached 14 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Serve with your favourite sides.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 917mg | Potassium: 870mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 566IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg