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Air-Fryer Hoisin Salmon - Gluten-Free

Savory, tender hoisin salmon is quickly air-fried and is full of the distinctive Asian flavors of hoisin sauce, sesame oil, garlic and ginger. 
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword air fryer salmon, easy salmon recipe, healthy salmon dinner, hoisin salmon,, salmon dinner, salmon or steelhead, under 30 minutes, weeknight fish dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 fillets
Calories 216kcal
Author Beth

Equipment

  • Air fryer
  • Tongs
  • Spray
  • Spatula

Ingredients

  • 4, 5- ounce salmon fillets skin on
  • pinch of Redmond sea salt
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons tamari or coconut aminos
  • 1 teaspoon coconut sugar
  • 2 clove garlic pressed (1/2 teaspoon pressed garlic)
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar for grain-free, use apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon roasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds optional, for garnish
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh parsley or cilantro optional, for garnish
  • Avocado oil cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer as indicated - mine requires 400 degrees F for 5 minutes.
  • Season the salmon fillets lightly with sea salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the hoisin sauce, soy sauce or tamari, coconut sugar, vinegar and sesame oil, then the garlic and ginger.
  • Brush the glaze over the exposed surfaces of the salmon.
  • Spray the basket surfaces of the air fryer with cooking spray (I used avocado oil spray).
  • Place the salmon fillets skin side down onto the basket grates, making sure they're not touching.
  • Air fry at 390 degrees F for 10 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches at least 145 degrees F.
  • Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and parsley or cilantro.
  • Serve with Asian Ginger-Almond Slaw and Coconut Milk Rice or sides of choice.

Notes

I adapted this recipe to a gluten-free version.

Nutrition

Serving: 1fillet | Calories: 216kcal | Protein: 28.1g | Fat: 10.2g | Saturated Fat: 1.5g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Potassium: 562mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 2.2g | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1mg