Air-Fried Bang Bang Salmon


Elevate your culinary experience with our Flavorful Innovation: Air-Fried Bang Bang Salmon. This dish brings a delightful twist to salmon by using an air fryer for a perfect crispy exterior while maintaining a juicy, tender inside. Drizzled with a spicy and creamy Bang Bang sauce, this salmon is not only scrumptious but also a healthier option for those seeking flavor without the guilt.

Air-Fried Bang Bang Salmon

Time Requirements

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes


  • Serves: 2
  • Serving Size: 1 salmon fillet

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Fat: 22g


  • Salmon fillets: 2 (medium-sized)
  • Bang Bang sauce: 60 ml (1/4 cup)
  • Sesame seeds: for garnish
  • Green onions, sliced: for garnish
  • For the Bang Bang Sauce:
    • Mayonnaise: 30 ml (2 tablespoons)
    • Sweet chili sauce: 15 ml (1 tablespoon)
    • Sriracha: 5 ml (1 teaspoon)
    • Lemon juice: 5 ml (1 teaspoon)

Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 200°C (400°F).
  2. Place the salmon fillets in the air fryer basket and cook for 12-15 minutes or until crispy.
  3. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, sriracha, and lemon juice to make the Bang Bang sauce.
  4. Once the salmon is cooked, glaze it with the Bang Bang sauce.
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
  6. Serve immediately and enjoy this fusion of flavors.

Culinary Tips

  • For an extra crispy crust, lightly coat the salmon with breadcrumbs before air frying.
  • Adjust the spice level of the Bang Bang sauce to suit your preference.


Can I bake the salmon instead of air frying?

Yes, bake at 200°C (400°F) for 15-20 minutes.

How can I store leftovers?

Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 2 days.

Can I use a different type of fish?

Certainly, try with tilapia or shrimp for a variation.

Our Flavorful Innovation: Air-Fried Bang Bang Salmon is a testament to the joys of modern cooking methods combined with bold flavors. Perfect for a quick yet elegant meal, this dish is sure to impress both your taste buds and your guests. Here's to a delightful culinary adventure! 🍣🌶️🍽️