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best air fryer asian salmon

Asian Salmon Air Fryer - ready in 12 minutes

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5 from 2 reviews

This Asian Salmon recipe is so good! I am not just saying that. The perfectly balanced flavors make this dish glorious at every bite. It is so easy to make, just combine and air fry. Don't have an air fryer? Use your oven! It will take longer than 12 minutes but it will still come out delicious.

  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: makes 4 salmon fillets 1x



16 ounces Spring Salmon (4 fillets)

2 cloves of garlic

1 stalk of green onions (white and green separated)

2 tsp of julienned ginger

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp chili oil* (plus more for serving)

1 tbsp sesame oil


  1. Prep your salmon. Pat dry with a paper towel. 
  2. Prep ingredients. Mince the garlic, julienne the ginger, and slice the green onions.
  3. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients and combine.
  4. Marinate the salmon for 10 to 30 minutes. 
  5. Preheat your air fryer or oven to 375 degrees. Line your air fryer tray or basket with parchment paper. 
  6. Place your salmon fillets and put the sauce on top.
  7. Air fry at 375 degrees for 8 minutes. Broil for 2 minutes for that gorgeous crust on the top.
  8. Let the salmon rest for 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy!


*You can use any chili oil or chili crisp

  • Author: Carmen
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: main
  • Method: air fry or bake
  • Cuisine: asian