Air-Fried Crumbed Fish


This air fryer fish recipe is delicious. Crumbed fish is one of my favorite fried items, and this air-fried version of the recipe gives me great flavor without the fat.

a top down view of a few air-fried crumbed fish filets served with a bowl of lemon slices.
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 fillets


  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs

  • ÂĽ cup vegetable oil

  • 4 flounder fillets

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 lemon, sliced


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. Place bread crumbs and oil into a shallow bowl; stir until mixture becomes loose and crumbly.

    a top down view of bread crumbs and oil in a shallow bowl, mixed until mixture is loose and crumbly.

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  3. Dip fish fillets into egg; shake off any excess. Dip fillets into bread crumb mixture; coat evenly and fully.

    a top down view of fish filets being dipped in beaten egg mixture, then into bread crumb mixture, and placed on a parchment lined baking sheet.

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  4. Lay coated fillets gently in the air fryer basket; cook in the preheated air fryer until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 12 minutes.

    a top down view of golden-brown air fried crumbed fish filets in the basket of an airfyer.

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  5. Garnish with lemon slices; serve.

    a top down view of three golden-brown air-fried crumbed fish filets on a plate with a bowl of lemons.

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Use any variety of fish you prefer.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

354 Calories
18g Fat
23g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 354
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 309mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 22mg 108%
Calcium 89mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 415mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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