Spicy Smoked Paprika Salmon Recipe

Spicy Smoked Paprika Salmon Recipe

Air-Fried Spicy Smoked Paprika Salmon is a protein-packed dish that uses air fryer to create a flavorful crust with smoked paprika, cumin, and a touch of cayenne, all without the added fat of traditional frying. The result? Perfectly seasoned, juicy salmon that's good for you and bursting with taste.


  • 4 salmon fillets (150 g each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs and lemon slices for garnish


  1. Season the Salmon
    1 Season the Salmon

    Rub the salmon fillets with olive oil, then coat generously with a mix of smoked paprika, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, and a pinch of salt and pepper.

  2. Air Fry the Salmon
    2 Air Fry the Salmon

    Place the salmon in the air fryer basket, ensuring they're not overcrowded. Cook at 180°C for 7-8 minutes or until the salmon is flaky and the crust is vibrant.

  3. Serve
    3 Serve

    Garnish the salmon with fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon for added zest. Pair with a light salad or roasted vegetables for a complete meal.

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