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A flaked air fryer honey mustard salmon fillet on a plate with a leafy salad and two lemon slices.

Air Fryer Honey Mustard Salmon

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  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2


Enjoy the sweet and tangy glaze on this 8-minute air fryer honey mustard salmon for a quick and flavorful healthy seafood dinner.


  • 2 salmon fillets (5-8 oz. each)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)


  1. Combine the sauce ingredients. Marinate the salmon in two-thirds (2/3) of the sauce for 30 minutes or toss the salmon fillets in the sauce until fully covered.
  2. Preheat air fryer to 400°F and place the salmon fillets in the air fryer. Baste the remaining marinade onto the salmon fillets.
  3. Air fry for 7-8 minutes, depending on the thickness of the salmon.
  4. Dish and serve hot drizzled with the remaining sauce.
  5. Enjoy!


  • This recipe assumes you have an air fryer with a preheat option. If you do not, run your air fryer for 5 minutes at 400°F to preheat it evenly before adding in the salmon and following the recommended recipe time.
  • Add red pepper flakes for some heat.
  • Scroll up to RECIPE TIPS for more useful tips, suggestions and ingredient substitutions.
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins