12 Air-Fryer Fish Recipes

From fish tacos to salmon cakes, tilapia and cod, everyone will flip over these air-fryer fish recipes.

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Air-Fryer Fish and Chips

A crunchy cornflake coating makes this air-fryer fish recipe as good as deep-fried. The seasoned fries are equally delicious, and make sure to have plenty of tartar sauce.

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Air-Fryer Salmon

Preparing salmon in the air fryer is, hands down, one of the easiest ways to cook it. Air-fryer salmon stays succulent, but still gets lightly browned on the outside. Use this simple salmon recipe as a starting point for different flavors and styles of salmon. The possibilities are endless! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Air-Fryer Fish Tacos

When the taco truck (or Baja) is just too far away, these crispy air-fryer fish tacos do the trick. Tilapia is one of the best fish for frying, but you can try cod or catfish for tacos, too.
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Air-Fryer Gingered Honey Salmon

A simple marinade made with fresh orange juice, honey, fresh ginger and soy sauce adds a boost of flavor to this air-fryer salmon.
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Air-Fryer Salmon Patties

Using canned salmon makes this a super quick and budget-friendly weeknight dinner idea. Serve as a burger topped with garlic aioli and fresh lettuce and tomato.
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Air-Fryer Crumb-Topped Sole

Served with a fresh green salad, this super easy sole recipe makes a great low-carb dinner option. The simple Parmesan sauce and crispy bread crumb topping is a great combination.
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Air-Fryer Salmon with Maple-Dijon Glaze

Pop salmon fillets in the air fryer, then drizzle with a maple-dijon sauce right before serving. It’s quick and easy for a busy weeknight supper, but also elegant enough for a special occasion.
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Air-Fryer Tilapia

A little butter and a few seasonings go a long way with this air-fryer fish recipe. Delicate and flaky tilapia cooks quickly; don’t overcook it or it will dry out.
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Air-Fryer Pretzel-Crusted Catfish

Honey-mustard pretzels add so much flavor to this crunchy catfish coating, you’ll want to use it on everything. Serve this air-fryer fish with sides of your choice, from macaroni and cheese to corn muffins and rice pilaf. View our whole collection of Friday fish fry recipes.
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Air-Fryer Roasted Salmon with Sauteed Balsamic Spinach

Sauteed spinach is a perfect accompaniment to air-fryer fish with a peppery kick, but any fresh green vegetable will do. Roasted potatoes or rice pilaf would make this a well-rounded meal. Here, learn how to fry fish.
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Air-Fryer Cod

Instead of breading the cod, simply marinate in Italian dressing, add a few seasonings and pop in the air-fryer. It’s healthy, delicious and done in a snap!
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Air-Fryer Sesame-Ginger Salmon

A quick dip in a ginger vinaigrette mixed with onions and cilantro is all this salmon needs before hitting the air fryer. The salmon is done when it easily flakes with a fork.

Lesley Balla
As an associate editor at Taste of Home, Lesley helps track food and cooking trends, and writes and updates digital content. When not at her desk, you'll find her whipping up something with finds from the farmers market, discovering new restaurants, or hiking and roadtripping with her husband and pup Pucci.