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The Best Air Fryer Fish Recipes

The ultimate list of air fryer fish recipes all in one place that will get your mouth-watering for some delicious seafood!

Collage of air fryer salmon, air fryer shrimp, and air fryer crab cakes

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An air fryer is a great small appliance to make all sorts of fish recipes. You can make everything from salmon to cod to shellfish to even tilapia!

I’ve put together a massive list of air fryer fish recipes you can make (I’ve also included shellfish like shrimp), so you can choose the best kind of fish and flavor for your family.

There are breaded, keto with no breading, battered, and more, so jump in and find the seafood dinner you love!

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Can Frozen Fish Be Cooked in an Air Fryer?

Yes! And I’ve included which ones include directions on cooking the fish from frozen in the descriptions below.

You’ll find everything from frozen salmon to frozen cod, frozen tuna, frozen shrimp, and more!

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Air Fryer Fish Recipes

A massive collection of fish recipes you can make in the air fryer. Includes shellfish as well for a full seafood menu.

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Yield: 2 servings

30+ Best Air Fryer Fish Recipes

Garlic Salmon Air Fryer

A collection of the best air fryer seafood recipes including shellfish, including this flavorful garlic butter salmon.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 2 (6 ounce) skin-on salmon fillets, preferably wild-caught
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Italian parsley, chopped (or 1/4 teaspoon dried
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 360 degrees.
  2. Season the fresh salmon with salt and pepper then mix together the melted butter, garlic, and parsley in a bowl.
  3. Baste the salmon fillets with the garlic butter mixture and carefully place the salmon inside the air fryer side-by-side with the skin side down.
  4. Cook for approximately 10 minutes until salmon flakes easily with a knife or fork.
  5. Eat immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 341Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 309mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 25g

This nutrition information is based on the exact products I used in this recipe. Brands and sizes of products could alter exact nutrition and should always be calculated independently.

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