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how to make Air Fryer Salmon and Asparagus with a Lemon Dill Sauce
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Air Fryer Salmon and Asparagus

Air Fryer Salmon and Asparagus with a Lemon Dill Sauce is the most quick, easy, satisfying, delicious, and healthy dinner you can make!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time22 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 servings


Salmon filets:


  • 1 pound asparagus fresh, ends trimmed, optional: peel outside layer off base of stems
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil I actually prefer olive oil spray
  • salt and pepper to taste

Lemon Dill Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain, whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice I used the juice from half a lemon
  • 3 cloves roasted garlic smashed into a paste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  • Cut salmon filets in half. Season with salt and pepper, then brush the tops with oil.
    copper river salmon filets
  • Cut two pieces of parchment paper the size of the salmon filets and place the salmon on the paper, skin side down, in the air fryer.
    fresh salmon before it gets cooked in an air fryer
  • Cook the salmon at 330 degrees F for 15 minutes.
  • While the salmon is cooking, prepare the asparagus.
    peeled asparagus
  • When the salmon is done, remove the salmon with parchment paper and transfer to a plate. Loosely tent with foil to keep warm.
    cooked air fryer salmon
  • Add trimmed asparagus to air fryer basket. Add oil or coat with olive oil spray. Season with salt and pepper. Cook at 400 degrees F for 8 minutes.
  • While the asparagus is cooking, prepare the Lemon Dill Sauce by combining all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • To serve, plate salmon filets with the aspargus, and some of the sauce (either on top of the salmon or on the side).
    recipe for Air Fryer Salmon and Asparagus with a Lemon Dill Sauce


Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 1380mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1780IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 6.2mg