Sometimes you are looking for an easy dinner recipe. So look no further! This salmon recipe is easy, quick, and time saving! The best part of it is how hands off cooking the salmon is. All you need is an air fryer or oven.
I enjoy the bite size salmon because the seasoning has more surface area to get more flavor and we have more room for beautiful caramelization on each side. For the first step is we want to do is cut our salmon into about 1 inch cubes. I find that this is the perfect size so they are still tender. You want to take the skin off the salmon for this recipe, but I love salmon skin, so I save mine and crisp it up.
I seasoned my salmon with a little olive oil, my Traeger BBQ Rub, Tony’s Creole seasoning, paprika, and cayenne pepper. I put this into my air fryer and made sure not to over crowd the basket.
I airfryed my salmon at 390F for 10 minutes. I found this was the perfect time for my salon to cook, but I recommend 8-10 minutes depending on your model. It is recommended to preheat your air fryer by turning it to airfare for a couple of minutes.
Meanwhile, while the salmon is cooking, you can make your garlic butter cream sauce. This sauce is the perfect match for your salmon.
In a pot, melt your butter, garlic, heavy cream, parsley, and lemon juice. I also added some of Tony’s seasoning as well.
Airfryer Salmon Bites with Garlic Cream Sauce
- Olive Oil
- Seasonings of Choice olive oil, my Traeger BBQ Rub, Tony's Creole, paprika, and cayenne pepper
Garlic Cream Sauce
- 1/2 stick Butter
- 1/4 cup Heavy Cream
- 2 tbsp Garlic
- 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 1 tbsp Chopped Parsley
- 1 tbsp Seasoning of your Choice
- First cube your salmon into 1 inch squares.
- Season with a little olive oil and seasonings of your choice.
- Place evenly in air fryer and fry at 390 for 8-10 minutes.
- While your salmon is cooking you can make your sauce.
- In a pot, melt butter, garlic, heavy cream, lemon juice, and parsley.
- Once your salmon is cooked, place on a bed of mashed potatoes and drizzle with your butter cream sauce.