Air Fryer Salmon

air fried salmon with lemon slices

Air Fryer Salmon – Salmon marinaded in a deliciously sweet brown sugar mixture and then air fried to perfection! One of the best salmon recipes you’ll find!



  1. Cut the salmon into smaller pieces and put them into a gallon storage bag.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, soy sauce, olive oil, water, salt, lemon pepper and garlic powder.
  3. Stir until the brown sugar is dissolved.
  4. Pour the marinade mixture into a plastic gallon bag, seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  5. Put marinaded salmon in greased air fryer basket.
  6. Place lemon slices on top of salmon.
  7. Air fry for 13-15 minutes at 400º Fahrenheit or until salmon is flaky.


If you don’t have an air fryer, here’s a variation of this recipe that uses the oven!