Air Fryer Salmon Patties


Fresh salmon patties are cooked golden in an air fryer and paired with a zesty aioli dipping sauce for an easy dinner.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 patties


Aioli Dipping Sauce:

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic

  • ½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice

  • 2 pinches Cajun seasoning


  • 12 ounces salmon, minced

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives

  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

  • 1 teaspoon finely minced garlic

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour, or more as needed

  • 1 lemon

  • cooking spray


  1. Mix mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice, and Cajun seasoning together in a small bowl and refrigerate dipping sauce until needed.

  2. Place salmon, chives, parsley, garlic, and salt in a medium bowl and mix well. Add flour and mix well. Divide into 4 equal portions; mold into patties.

  3. Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Cut lemon into 4 slices.

  4. Place lemon slices into the bottom of the air fryer basket and place salmon patties on top. Lightly spray patties with cooking spray.

  5. Place the basket into the preheated fryer and drop the temperature to to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).

  6. Cook in the air fryer until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of a patty reads 145 degrees F (63 degrees C), 10 to 15 minutes. Serve with sauce.

    close up view of an Air Fryer Salmon Pattie served with salad and sauce in a sauce cup

Cook's Note:

Use well-marbled salmon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

351 Calories
30g Fat
6g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 351
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 568mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 25mg 123%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 317mg 7%

* 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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