Air-Fryer Sesame Ginger Salmon Salad + More Healthy Air-Fryer Recipes

Oct 19 2021
If you think cooking fish perfectly is hard, the secret to getting it right might be sitting in your kitchen right now… It's your air fryer! (Seriously, what can't it do?) Pop the salmon in to cook, prep your salad, then pop the fish on top — so easy, you'll wonder why you don't eat like this every day.

Hungry Girl's Healthy Air-Fryer Sesame Ginger Salmon Salad Recipe

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Entire recipe: 315 calories, 15.5g total fat (3g sat. fat), 579mg sodium, 18g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 10g sugars, 26g protein

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes


One 4-oz. raw skinless salmon fillet

Dash garlic powder

Dash salt

Dash black pepper

3 cups chopped lettuce

1 oz. (about 2 tbsp.) chopped avocado

2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

2 tbsp. finely chopped red onion

2 tbsp. canned pineapple tidbits packed in juice, drained

2 tbsp. light sesame ginger dressing (like the kind by Newman’s Own)


Spray an air fryer with nonstick spray. Place salmon in the air fryer, and sprinkle with seasonings. Set air fryer to 400°F (or nearest degree). Cook for 10–12 minutes, or until cooked through.

Place lettuce in a large bowl. Add remaining ingredients, and top with salmon.


Oven Alternative: Bake salmon at 375°F until cooked through, about 14 minutes.

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