Herb Crusted Salmon

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This herb crusted salmon is a perfect weeknight recipe. Cooked in an air fryer, this tender, flaky salmon is lemony, flavorful, and ready in about 20 minutes!

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Key Ingredient


– Salmon, skinless – salt and pepper, to taste – Breadcrumbs – freshly grated parmesan cheese (+more to sprinkle on top) – Garlic cloves, minced – Lemons, zested (slice them and juice) – fresh Oregano and Thyme, minced – mayonnaise


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Air Fryer Herb Crusted Salmon


4 Servings

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Total Time

25 Minutes

1. Preheat the Air Fryer to 350 F


2. Season the salmon with salt and pepper


3. Layer the lemon slices under the salmon to create a bed for the salmon to sit on.


4. Sprinkle half of the herbs on top of the salmon.


5. In a small bowl, mix 1 Tablespoon of the mayo and the lemon juice together. Brush this on top of the mayo.


6. In a second small bowl, mix the lemon zest, the rest of the mayo, garlic, herbs and breadcrumbs together.


7. Evenly coat the salmon with the breadcrumb mixture.


8. Bake for 10-15 mins in AF, until the top is crispy and fish is cooked.


Visit The Gingered Whisk for more notes and tips on making the BEST Air Fryer Herb Crusted Salmon!

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