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Air Fryer Salmon Tacos with Mango Salsa | Simple & Fast Fish Tacos

This super simple salmon tacos recipe yields perfectly crispy bites of salmon by using the air fryer. You’ll love the mango salsa, too!

  • Author: Miss AK
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 tacos 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Air Fryer


For the salmon you’ll need:

For the sauce you need:

For the mango salsa (you can also use store bought):

For serving (optional): 



To make the salmon:

  1. Preheat the air fryer for 3-5 minutes while you prep the salmon.
  2. Add the diced salmon to a bowl with the oil, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Toss to combine. 
  3. Lay the salmon in the air fryer basket in an even layer. Cook for about 8-12 minutes until the edges are super crispy and the internal temperature of the salmon reaches at leas 145F. 
  4. Assemble your tacos with the salsa, sauce and any desired toppings, like shredded cabbage or lettuce. 

To make the sauce:

  1. Mix together all of the sauce ingredients in a small food processor, blender or with an immersion blender until just combined. 
  2. Set aside or store in an airtight container or jar with a lid in the fridge until you’re ready to assemble the tacos. 

To make the mango salsa:

  1. Add the diced onion to a bowl with the lime juice and salt and allow it to sit while you chop the rest of your ingredients. 
  2. Mix in the mango, tomatoes, jalapeño and cilantro. 
  3. Set aside for at least 10-15 minutes before assembling the tacos to let the flavors meld or place it in an airtight container or jar with a lid in the fridge until you’re ready to eat. 


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Keywords: taco, air fryer, salmon, mango