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Air Fryer Garlic Sesame Salmon

This is the very best Air Fryer Garlic Sesame Salmon. It's made with fresh salmon cut into fillets and coated in a delicious and tasty Asian garlic sesame honey soy sauce that's just heavenly. For perfectly seasoned and tender baked salmon fish made in the air fryer, try this 8 minute recipe. It's sure to become a recipe staple in your house.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Keyword air fryer garlic sesame salmon, air fryer salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 451kcal


  • Air fryer


  • 2 lb fresh salmon cut into 4-5 fillets
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • tbsp soy sauce
  • cup honey
  • tsp rice vinegar
  • ¼ tsp sesame oiil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • tsp cornstarch
  • tsp cold water
  • ¼ tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 tsp parsley optional


  • Cut salmon into 4-5 even size fillets. The skin can stay on otherwise to remove it, run a sharp knife along the skin; discard.
  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F for 5 minutes.
  • Oil salmon well on both sides with 1 tablespoon oil of choice.
  • Once preheated, even spread salmon fillets in air fryer basket.
  • Bake at 400°F for 8 minutes.
  • Mix soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, sesame oil, minced garlic, cornstarch and water in bowl.
  • Heat in small saucepan over medium heat until reduced and thickened.
  • Brush sauce on top of salmon.
  • Sprinkle with lemon pepper and parsley.


Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 462mg | Potassium: 1170mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 91IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg