Air Fryer Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Air Fryer Pistachio Crusted Salmon

This quick and simple recipe for Air Fryer Pistachio Crusted Salmon is ideal for a nutritious evening dinner. The fish is air-fried till crispy after being covered in a thin layer of pistachio crust. The end product is a tasty and healthful supper that the whole family will enjoy. Best of all, it takes only a few minutes to prepare!


  1. Four 6-oz salmon fillets
  2. Half a teaspoon each of black pepper and salt
  3. one-fourth cup of lemon juice, divided
  4. one-fourth cup of olive oil, divided
  5. One tsp Dijon mustard
  6. two tsp honey
  7. one teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  8. one-half cup chopped pistachios
  9. One teaspoon of cardamom powder
  10. One pint of cherry tomatoes
  11. Six cups of assorted salad greens
  12. One medium-sized cucumber
  13. Diced half of a medium red onion
  14. 1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives


  •  In a small bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons olive oil with 3 tablespoons lemon juice.
  • Add the mustard, honey, and garlic and whisk to combine. Brush each fillet with the honey-mustard mixture until coated. Add chopped pistachios and ground cardamom to a small bowl and stir to combine.
  • divide the pistachio mixture among the salmon fillets, gently pressing the mixture into each fillet to ensure it adheres Place the cherry tomatoes in a medium bowl and drizzle with one tablespoon olive oil.
  • Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and toss to combine. Arr Add the salmon to a preheated 400 degrees F air fryer, and season with salt, and black pepper.
  • Arrange the seasoned tomatoes around the salmon fillets, cook until the salmon is flakey and the cherry tomatoes are blistered approximately 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the mixed salad leaves, cucumber, red onion, and Kalamata olives in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle with the remaining olive oil and lemon juice and season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and toss to combine.
  • aside Once baking time is complete, remove salmon and tomatoes from the air fryer.
  • Then immediately with the fresh salad on the side. Enjoy!

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