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Salmon Steak on a white plate

Air Fryer Salmon Steak Recipe (Asian Flavor Inspired)

These Air Fryer Salmon Steaks are inspired with Asian flavors. It’s the perfect healthy dinner recipe that can be made in under 30 minutes with only a few ingredients.
Course Dinner, Main Dish
Cuisine American, Asian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 835kcal


  • 2 Salmon steaks
  • 3 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Rice Vinegar
  • 3 tbsp. Garlic Paste
  • 2 tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • ½ tsp. Kosher Salt
  • Garnishes – Sesame seeds. Optional.


  • Wash and pat dry the fish. Place the salmon steaks in a bowl.
    In a small bowl, mix all of the remaining ingredients.
    Salmon steak sauce with garlic
  • Pour the seasoning mixture over the salmon. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate for 1 hour or overnight.
    Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Then place the salmon in the air fryer. DO NOT DISCARD THE MARINADE.
    marinaded salmon steaks in white bowl
  • Cook for 15 minutes on 400 degrees. After 15 minutes, open the basket and turn the salmon over and add the remaining marinade to the fish. Continue to cook for an additional 2-3 minutes or until your desired doneness.
    Garnish your salmon steaks with sesame seeds (optional) and serve warm with the preferred side.
    Salmon Steak on a white plate



This post was originally posted on February 27, 2020. It has been updated to include a how to video. The recipe remains the same. 
  • Unlike salmon fillet, some salmon steaks may contain small bones. If so be mindful when serving it to small children.
  • Can I air bake the salmon steaks? Yes, follow the same steps and instead of air frying the salmon, bake the salmon on 400 degrees for no more than 20 minutes.
    Can you add the salmon steaks in foil prior to putting it in the air fryer? Yes!
  • Cooking the salmon in the air fryer allows the salmon to come out so much crispier than it would in the oven. Place each salmon in individual foil. Add the marinating juice and seal. Place the foils in the air fryer and cook as advised. Be mindful that the salmon will not come out crispy as the steam will not allow it.


Serving: 2Servings | Calories: 835kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 65g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 28g | Monounsaturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 633mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 74mg