Air Fryer Spicy Cajun Style Salmon Bites

Air Fryer Spicy Cajun Style Salmon Bites

Looking for a delicious and healthy meal that’s quick and easy to prepare? Try making air fryer spicy cajun style salmon bites! With a perfect blend of sweet paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, thyme, oregano, and black pepper, this recipe will have your taste buds dancing with delight. And the best part? It only takes 7 minutes in the air fryer to cook, leaving you with plenty of time to whip up some fluffy rice (or cauliflower rice) to serve alongside your perfectly seasoned salmon bites. Don’t forget to squeeze a little lemon juice on top and sprinkle with chopped parsley for an added burst of flavor. Your taste buds will thank you!


Serves 4

4x 6 oz. skinless salmon filets, diced in 1-inch chunks

2 tsp. olive oil spray

1 tsp. salt

1 tbsp. sweet paprika

½ tsp. cayenne pepper

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. dried thyme

1 tsp. dried oregano

⅛ tsp. black pepper

2 lemon wedges, for serving

2 tbsp. chopped parsley, for garnish

12 oz.  cooked rice (Or cauliflower Rice)

How to Prepare

Place the salmon in a bowl and lightly spritz it with oil.

In a small bowl, combine the salt and all the spices. Mix them together thoroughly and rub this spice mixture all over the salmon.

Spray the Air Fryer basket with oil to prevent sticking and place the salmon inside.

Set the Air Fryer to 400°F and cook the salmon for 5-7 minutes, making sure to shake the basket halfway through the cooking process.

Serve the cooked salmon with lemon wedges, a sprinkle of fresh parsley and the cooked rice.

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