Air Fryer Salmon with Sweet Soy Glaze is a healthy and delicious dinner packed with great nutrition and flavor.
You’re going to love this air fryer salmon fillet recipe.
Made to be gluten free, dairy free, and healthy this air fryer salmon with maply soy glaze is a delicious part of any meal. serve it up at dinner with your favorite side dishes or let it be a light lunch option with a salad. Either way, this salmon with sweet glaze is going to be a huge hit! Making salmon in the air fryer helps to give you a perfect texture and end result every time and with just a few minutes on the clock. Yes, that’s right, this salmon with maple syrup glaze is a fast recipe perfect for busy days.
Air Fryer Salmon Fillet
Making this air fryer salmon recipe with maple syrup is very easy and requires hardly any work at all. Just mix together a few ingredients for the glaze and brush them over the top of the salmon before sealing it away in the air fryer for a few minutes. Super fast, super simple, and super tasty. You’re going to want to serve this recipe up often and it’s not hard to see why. Packed with nutritional value like omega 3’s and smothered in a sticky sweet glaze, every bite is just heavenly.
Ingredients you’ll need for air fryer salmon:
- Salmon fillets
- Garlic cloves
- Gluten-free soy sauce
- Pure maple syrup
- Black pepper
- Fresh cilantro or parsley
For the exact amounts needed, please see the recipe card below.
How to Make An Air Fryer Soy-Glazed Salmon
Place your salmon fillets onto a plate and pat them dry with a paper towel.
Combine the garlic, soy sauce, maple syrup, and pepper in a small bowl using a whisk to combine.
Pour the sauce over the top of the salmon and then use a basting brush to coat the entire fillet with the sauce.
Place the salmon fillets into the air fryer basket and air fry for 8 minutes at 400 degrees F. The salmon should be just cooked through to the center and be easily flaked with a fork.
Once finished, drizzle the salmon with a teaspoon of maple syrup and sprinkle the top with chopped cilantro or parsley.
Enjoy with your favorite side dishes.
If you don’t have any maple syrup on hand or do not wish to use maple syrup, it can easily be replaced with honey.
Can I use frozen salmon fillets?
I have not tested this recipe with frozen salmon fillets so I cannot answer that for sure. I recommend sticking with fresh fish if at all possible or using thawed frozen fillets because the glaze will not stick so well to the fish if it is frozen. Not only will the glaze slide off but this means that the flavor would slide off as well and not soak into the fish as well as it would had it been fresh.
Do you have to flip salmon in the air fryer?
Unlike when you are cooking on the stovetop, the air fryer heats your food from all sides (as long as the holes on the rack aren’t covered completely) this means that you can heat your salmon from the top and bottom without the need to flip it over. Save yourself a little effort and time knowing that once you place the salmon fillets in your air fryer, you’re good to go until the timer announces that it has finished.
What temperature should salmon be cooked at?
While you can visually see that the salmon is ready to eat once the meat can be flaked with a fork, you can also check the internal temperature with an instant read thermometer. Simply place it into ht largest part of the fish and check. The temperature should read 125-130 degrees F. Note that the fish will continue to cook as it rests thanks to the residual heat so you don’t want to overcook it as it may end up dry before you get a chance to enjoy it.
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