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Air Fryer Garlic Citrus Salmon

  • Author: RecipeTeacher
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 filets


A savory and vibrant garlic citrus salmon that cooks to perfection in your air fryer.


  • 2 salmon filets, skin-on or skinless (6oz each)
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp course salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, mix all ingredients well and add salmon filets. Make sure marinade is completely covering the salmon. Marinate for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour in the fridge.
  2. When ready to cook, preheat air fryer at 400°(F) for 5 minutes. Spray the basket or tray with some non-stick cooking spray or olive oil, add salmon filets and cover with additional marinade or additional zest.
  3. Set to air fry at 400°(F) for 10 minutes or internal temperature of 145°(F) is reached. Salmon fill flake easily with a fork when done.


Recipe developed by: Heather Wright

  • Prep Time: 5 min (+marinating time)
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: air fryer, salmon, garlic, citrus, orange, lime