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Salmon steaks are so slept on! I absolutely love making them at home. Lately I have been looking for quick and easy ways to make some of my favorite recipes using my air fryer. My recipe for air fryer salmon steaks is going to be one of your new fave air fryer recipes!

I make my air fryer salmon steaks with Old bay Cajun seasoning, lemon pepper , and garlic powder – it gives it a nice flavor. Then I finish it with a top tier lemon butter sauce *insert chefs kiss *

I served my air fryer salmon steaks with a side salad – however, mashed potatoes and a green veggie would also compliment this dish
Ingredients :

Salmon steaks , old bay seasoning , lemon pepper seasoning , garlic powder , unsalted butter , lemon juice , and parsley for garnishing

Season your salmon steaks
Place the salmon steak in the air fryer (my air fryer is a ninja foodi and I could only fit 1 at a time
Remove salmon steak from the air fryer and set it aside
Melt 2 tbs butter and add 1 tsp lemon juice then spoon the butter sauce over the salmon steak
Garnish the salmon steak with parsley
Finished product – delicious air fryer salmon steaks

Serves 2

Air Fryer Salmon Steaks


  • 2 salmon steaks At least 1 inch thick
  • 2 tsp old bay cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • parsley optional garnish


  • Season both sides of salmon steaks with old bay , lemon pepper , and garlic powder
  • Preheat air fryer for 5 minutes at 390 degrees
  • Once air fryer has been preheated , place salmon steaks in air fryer and cook for 14-16 minutes or until fully cooked
  • Remove from air fryer and set aside
  • In a small bowl or cup , melt unsalted butter and add lemon juice
  • Spoon lemon butter over salmon steaks and garnish with parsley
  • Serve and enjoy !
Keyword Air Fryer, salmon, seafood, weeknight dinner