Crispy Air Fryer Salmon Bites: Ready in 15 Minutes!


  • 1 pound center-cut salmon (skin removed)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Cut the salmon into 1-inch cubes.
  2. In a bowl, combine the salmon with the mustard, honey, soy sauce, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.

  3. Line your air fryer basket with parchment paper.
  4. Add the salmon bites to the air fryer, ensuring they don’t touch.
  5. Air fry at 400°F for 5 to 7 minutes, or until cooked through (no need to flip).
  6. Serve immediately.


  • Honey Garlic Air Fryer Salmon Bites: Use 2 tablespoons honey, 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder, and omit the soy sauce and ginger. Season with salt after cooking.
  • Easy Teriyaki Air Fryer Salmon Bites: Skip all seasonings and use your favorite teriyaki sauce.
  • Other Dry Seasonings: Use your favorite dry herbs and spices.
  • Other Marinades:

    Use your go-to salmon marinade or a store-bought option.


  • Line the air fryer basket for easy cleanup.
  • Cook in batches to avoid overcrowding.
  • Use an instant-read thermometer to ensure the salmon is cooked through. Alternatively, flake it with a fork.

Serving Suggestions

  • Rice
  • Vegetables
  • Salad
  • Asparagus

  • Green beans
  • Sweet potatoes


Hi! I’m Debbi!

I am no chef, I am just a mom who loves to eat good food. I enjoy making healthy, low calorie meals without compromising taste. It’s not all healthy here but I do try!


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