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Air Fryer Sweet Chili Salmon and chopsticks on a white plate with bowls of chopped onions and sweet chili sauce on the side

Air Fryer Sweet Chili Salmon

Air Fryer Thai Salmon with sweet chili glaze is easy to make yet delivers tons of flavors that are sure to rock dinner time. With only 5 ingredients and less than 10 minutes cook time, it's perfect for busy weeknights!
Course Main Entree
Cuisine Global
Keyword air fryer sweet chili salmon, air fryer Thai salmon
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Marinating 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 1392kcal
Author lalaine


  • 4 (6 ounces each) salmon fillets
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce (Mae Ploy)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
  • green onions, optional
  • sesame seeds, optional


  • Pat dry the salmon fillets with a paper towel and remove any stray bones.
  • Season with pepper to taste.
  • In a bowl, combine sweet chili sauce and soy sauce. 
  • Generously baste the tops and sides of the salmon fillets with the glaze and marinate in the refrigerator for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Lightly grease the air fryer basket and arrange the salmon in a single layer.
  • Cook in a preheated 400 F air fryer for about 7 to 8 minutes depending on thickness.
  • .Remove from air fryer and garnish with chopped green onions and sesame seeds, if desired. Serve hot.


Calories: 1392kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 144g | Fat: 56g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 374mg | Sodium: 3589mg | Potassium: 3523mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 332IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 316mg | Iron: 10mg