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Perfect Air Fryer Salmon

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Perfect Air Fryer Salmon

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  • 2 salmon fillets (wild caught, with comparable thickness, mine were 1-1/12-inches thick)
  • 2 tsp. avocado oil (or olive oil)
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • lemon wedges
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    Calories310Calories from Fat180
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat4g20%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat180
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C80%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Nannypie 6 months ago
    Very good! I will make this again.
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    Joy Sanders 2 years ago
    Classic. I have finally found a way to prepare my son’s salmon without too much or too little flavor. We eat this every week, and he hasn’t tired of it!
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    Amy 2 years ago
    Will make this again. Turned out perfect with a creamy dill sauce.
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    Stephanie Parry 2 years ago
    simple and great salmon!
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    Kathy C. 2 years ago
    Amazing and perfect every time!
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    Phil 2 years ago
    Perfectly cooked. Coated with salmon rub.
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    Raffaele 2 years ago
    I made it just as the recipe said. It was perfect. Juicy and done just right. Thank you!
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    Brian Kington 2 years ago
    Turned out good,I’m not a salmon lover but would use it again
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    Kate 2 years ago
    Really yum and perfectly cooked at 7 minutes.
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    Tomi Weber 2 years ago
    Good making again tonight bbq seasonings
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    Eric 2 years ago
    Very good. Preheated. Had to go 15 minutes but I think we had twice the salmon.
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    dale 3 years ago
    The salmon turned out perfect. The key is not to overcook it. Everyone loved it.
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    Eileen 3 years ago
    Still overcooked it somehow. Will try again though.
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    Marie 3 years ago
    Quick, high protein, low calorie meal. Flavorful, moist, and flaky. This is actually the only way that I prepare salmon steaks anymore. Cleanup is easy, too. Mixes well with a leafy green salad and steamed veggies or baked potatoe
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    Veronica Choice 3 years ago
    Just got an air fryer a few weeks back and was so excited to see this recipe! It usually takes me twice as long to make any recipe but this one was healthy and so easy to make! Will be looking at other air fryer recipes with the same author! She has sold me on the air fryer!
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    Ronnie 3 years ago
    Great I added a few xtra spices this is the way to go using the air fryer
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    Cynthia 4 years ago
    Super easy and even my kids, who don’t like fish much, liked it. I used smoked paprika and nonstick spray instead of oil.
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    scheffler 4 years ago
    First time ever making salmon and it came out perfect.
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    Calandra A. 4 years ago
    The title, Perfect Air Fryer Salmon, delivered. I love salmon but I always seem to over cook it in the oven. My sister makes the best salmon, so i would petition her to make it for me. But, not any more because I can do it myself in my new air fryer xl that I was giftedfor Christmas. I followed recipe using only one piece if salmon. Will make this at least once a week. This is not the best picture
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    Sin T. 4 years ago
    Doesn’t exactly look alike the pictures but it is fast and delicious and healthy
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    Holly R 4 years ago
    I do not eat fish but had salmon last summer that I really liked (I was a guest at someone's home and would have felt super guilty turning down their dinner). So I decided to try this recipe. Loved that it was fast and easy and the taste was good. We cooked it a few more minutes to make it more flaky. Probably won't make it again just because we aren't fish eaters but I'm glad I tried it.
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    Lynn Rambo 4 years ago
    Amazing! We have a new smaller air fryer so I cut the salmon fillets in half and did them in 2 batches. Will certainly make this again!
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    Leighann Irene 4 years ago
    Perfect! Make sure to use cooking spray!
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    Garcsa Brooks 4 years ago
    it was very good, will make again