34 air fryer fish and seafood recipes: salmon, shrimp and more



PSA: The air fryer is the easiest, tastiest (and most damage-resistant) way to cook fish and seafood.

Maybe you already have an air fryer, or maybe you’ve thought about buying one. Either way, you probably know that this handy appliance is great for things like chicken and veg, but it turns out it’s the perfect way to prepare seafood. Here are some recipes to get you started!

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Start with fresh or frozen shrimp and have dinner on the table in minutes. Try serving these sweet and tangy shrimp over rice, in tortillas, or on a Mexican-inspired salad.

Recipe: Honey Lime Fried Shrimp

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Can you believe this awesome dinner only requires four ingredients? Yeah. All you need is halibut (or other flaky white fish), panko breadcrumbs, butter, and garlic and herb seasoning.

Recipe: Air Fryer Panko Crusted Halibut

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This salmon gets its delicious texture and flavor from a blend of paprika, cayenne, garlic powder and oregano. Serve with a tangy and creamy homemade avocado cucumber salsa.

Recipe: Blackened Air Fry Salmon

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The secret to the tastiest shrimp tacos is to be generous with the seasonings. Toss the shrimp in the olive oil, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder, salt and pepper.

Recipe: Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos

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Drilled in eggs, panko and grated coconut, these crispy, breaded shrimp are a delicious appetizer. Serve it with a mild Thai chili sauce for dipping.

Recipe: Coconut shrimp and air fryer

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You can use any semi-firm, flaky white fish like hake, cod, or halibut to make this light version of fried fish. Serve it in tacos, with fish and chip fries, or in a wrap.

Recipe: Crispy fish fillets in an air fryer

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Miso is the secret ingredient in your fridge that will elevate your average dinner party into something truly worthy of envy. Try it on an oily fish like salmon and you won’t regret it.

Recipe: Air Fryer Miso Glazed Salmon

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For an easy lunch or dinner when you’re not in the mood for cooking, grab some canned tuna, cheese, mayonnaise, and bread and turn it into a truly decadent fondant.

Recipe: Air fryer tuna fondant

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Shrimp, zucchini, squash, pepper and Andouille sausage are mixed with Cajun seasoning and air-fried for a complete meal in minutes. Try serving it over rice.

Recipe: Cajun Air Fryer Shrimps

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Canned salmon, breadcrumbs, eggs, mayonnaise, and lemon come together in the air fryer to make these fish patties that only have a fried taste. Try serving them as a starter or main course with tzatziki, guacamole or tartar sauce.

Recipe: Air fryer salmon patties

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For a lean version of classic fish and chips, look no further. If you’re feeling really lazy, take your favorite frozen breaded fish and drop it in the air fryer to give it a crispy upgrade.

Recipe: Crispy Fish and Chips Air Fryer

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Chic enough for a special occasion but easy enough for a weekday dinner, this Asian-inspired frozen Chilean bar is a real treat.

Recipe: Air Fryer Chili Bar

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This shrimp is bursting with umami thanks to a combination of garlic, Italian seasoning, lemon, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce. Best of all: It only takes about 10 minutes to concoct.

Recipe: 10 minute air fryer shrimp

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These Baja-style fish tacos are perfectly crispy on the outside and flaky on the inside, and no frying is required.

Recipe: Air Fryer Fish Tacos

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It might sound totally whimsical, but in reality these lobster tails are deceptively easy to make. Bookmark this one for the next time you’re trying to impress your diners.

Recipe: Air Fryer Lobster Tails

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Frozen shrimp, peppers and onions are coated with taco seasoning and air fried. Toss everything into tortillas and serve with guac, salsa and sour cream for a super filling dinner.

Recipe: Air Fryer Shrimp Fajitas

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Even people who are not crazy about fish will not be able to resist these little nuggets. Dip them in your favorite condiment and rejoice.

Recipe: Air Fryer Fish Nuggets

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Whether you are looking for a party app, an awesome side dish, or even a main course, these crispy golden corn and crab cakes do the trick.

Recipe: Air fryer corn and crab cakes

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This tuna steak is meant to be served on the rare side, but if you prefer it over cooked, just leave it a few more minutes in the air fryer.

Recipe: Air fryer tuna steak

What’s your favorite seafood dish to prepare in your Air Fryer? Share in the comments!


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