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Best Ever Air Fryer Salmon
There is absolutely NOTHING that compares to salmon that’s been cooked in an air-fryer! I love salmon prepared many different ways, but the air fryer method beats them all (by far) in my opinion.
We get that ultra-flavorful crunchy & crispy coating on the outside with a super tender, juicy, and flaky melt-in-your-mouth inside. It’s truly the best salmon I’ve ever had!
Have you tried making salmon in the air-fryer yet? Do you love it? Let us know your experience below in the comments.
Wild salmon contains an antioxidant called astaxanthin, this is what makes the wild salmon meat a beautiful dark pink to red color. It’s because of its natural diet!
Although wild-caught salmon typically costs more than farmed salmon, it’s definitely worth its weight!
Wild-caught salmon has more vitamins, minerals, and anti-inflammatory benefits.
I try to purchase salmon when I notice wild-caught salmon is on SALE. If it’s a really great sale, then maybe I’ll even stock the freezer a bit as well.
Salmon makes almost every “superfood” list out there – especially if you are talking about wild-caught Atlantic or sockeye salmon.
Not only is it loaded with protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, but it contains a long list of vitamins and minerals – especially B vitamins and potassium.
It’s linked with a lower risk of heart disease and its healthy fats mean it’s good for your brain health.
✅ Rachel’s Tip:
Whenever possible, get wild-caught salmon as it is more nutrient-dense.
It’s delicious in sushi, grilled, baked, air-fried, or broiled – and when it’s cooked, the leftovers are amazing in salad or salmon cakes the next day!
When is the last time YOU had salmon!?
- 4, 5-oz wild-caught salmon fillets, around 1-1/12-inches thick
- 2 Tbsps avocado or olive oil
- 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
- 1 Tbsp garlic powder
- 1 Tbsp onion powder
- 1 Tbsp dried oregano
- sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- fresh parsley or cilantro, chopped to garnish
- fresh lemon or lime wedges