5 Air Fryer Recipes for Fish - Shiny Modern (2024)

The combination of an air fryer and fish guarantees you ahealthy and scrumptious meal. Depending upon your taste, you can cook differenttypes of fish (cod, tilapia, catfish, etc.) with your air fryer. Similarly, youcan make all kinds of recipes ranging from keto to beer-battered fish. The followingair fryer recipes are ideal for all those people who love seafood.

Air Fryer Tilapia No Breading


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This garlic and lemon fish is a treat if you like some spicein your food. In contrast to crispy breading, this recipe has a juicy andtender texture. The given quantities (of ingredients) are for 2 servings.


  • 12ouncestilapia fillets, or otherwhite fish (2 filets-6 ounces each)
  • 1/2teaspoongarlic powder
  • kosher saltorsea salt, to taste
  • 1/2teaspoonlemon pepper seasoning
  • fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/2teaspoononion powder, optional
  • fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
  • lemon wedges


  1. Pre-heat air fryer to 360° F for 5 minutes.
  2. Rinse and pat dry the fish fillets. Spray orcoat with olive oil spray and season with garlic powder, lemon pepper, and/oronion powder, salt, and pepper. Repeat for both sides.
  3. Layperforated air fryer bakingpaperinside the base of the air fryer. Lightly spray the paper. (if notusing a liner, spray enough olive oil spray at the base of the air fryer basketto make sure fish does not stick)
  4. Lay the fish on top of the paper. Add a fewlemon wedges next to fish.
  5. Air Fry at 360°F for about 6-12 minutes, oruntil fish can be flaked with a fork. Thicker fillets will take longer to cook.
  6. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve warmwith the toasted lemon wedges.

Note: Theperforated baking paper prevents the fish from sticking to the air fryer.

Thank you to Best Recipe Box for this recipe.

Air Fryer Cod No Breading

Are you looking for some crispy cod but don’t have the timeto prepare the fish traditionally? Your air fryer can help you cook juicy cod(with significantly fewer calories) in about 15 minutes. The mentionedquantities (of ingredients) are for 2 servings.


  • 1 lb. cod fillet
  • 1 lemon
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp seasoning salt


  1. Prepare ingredients for the air fryer codfillets. Season fillets with your favorite seasoning.
  2. Brush the air fryer basket with oil. Top it withbutter and lemon slices.
  3. Cook cod in the air fryer at 400o Ffor 10-13 minutes, depending on the size of fillets. The internal temperatureshould reach 145o F.

Thank you to Moms Dish for this recipe.

Keto Air Fryer Fish

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If you are trying to lose weight or need to add some varietyin your healthy menu, these keto fish sticks are what you need. This simple airfryer recipe is easy to make and is loved by everyone in the family. The statedquantities (of ingredients) are for 4 servings.


  • 1lb.white fish such as cod
  • 1/4cupmayonnaise
  • 2tbspDijon mustard
  • 2tbspwater
  • 1 1/2cupspork rind pankosuch as Pork King Good
  • 3/4tspCajun seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Spray the air fryer rack with non-stick cookingspray (I use avocado oil spray).
  2. Pat the fish dry and cut into sticks about 1inch by 2 inches wide. The method and tool of cutting will depend a little onthe kind and thickness of fish.
  3. In a small shallow bowl, whisk together themayo, mustard, and water. In another shallow bowl, whisk together the porkrinds and Cajun seasoning. Add salt and pepper to taste. Both the pork rindsand seasoning could have a fair bit of salt so dip a finger in to taste howsalty it is.
  4. Working with one piece of fish at a time, dip itinto the mayo mixture to coat. Tap off the excess. Then, dip it into the porkrind mixture and toss to coat. Place on the air fryer rack.
  5. Set to Air Fry at 400o F and bake 5minutes. Then, flip the fish sticks with tongs and bake another 5 minutes.Serve immediately.

Thank you to All Day I Dream About Food for this recipe.

Cajun Air Fryer Fish

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This air fryer recipe is a treat for those people who lovesalmon. It hardly takes 10 minutes to cook (10 minutes for preparation) thisdelicious fish. In addition to its juicy texture and scrumptious flavor, thisCajun recipe also offers a unique hint of sweetness. The mentioned quantities(of ingredients) are for 2 servings.


  • 2 (6 ounces) skin-on salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 390 degrees F (200degrees C).
  2. Rinse and dry salmon fillets with a paper towel.Mist fillets with cooking spray. Combine Cajun seasoning and brown sugar in asmall bowl. Sprinkle onto a plate. Press flesh sides of fillets into theseasoning mixture.
  3. Spray the basket of the air fryer with cookingspray and place salmon fillets skin-side down. Mist salmon again lightly withcooking spray.
  4. Cook for 8 minutes. Remove from the air fryerand let rest for 2 minutes before serving.

Thank you to All Recipes for this recipe.

Want to try more great salmon recipes for your air fryer? Check out our post 5 Air Fryer Recipes for Salmon.

Beer-Battered Fish Air Fryer

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Are you a fan of fish tacos? If yes, this air fryer recipecan be a great addition to your list of options. Not only does it offer you adifferent flavor, but it also saves you from all the fat of fried fish. Youjust need to spray the rack of the air fryer and the fish to cook your meal. Thegiven quantities (of ingredients) are for 4 servings.


  • 2 eggs
  • 10 ounces of Mexican beer
  • 1 ½ cups of corn starch
  • ½ tablespoon of chili powder
  • 1 ½ cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 pound of cod cut into large pieces
  • Non-stick spray

For the Salsa andTaco:

  • 3 peeled and medium-diced mangos
  • ½ peeled, seeded and small diced red bell pepper
  • 1 peeled, seeded and small diced jalapeño
  • ½ peeled and small diced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • ½ thinly sliced head of red cabbage
  • Soft corn tortillas
  • Crumbled queso fresco for garnish
  • Sliced green onions and cilantro leaves forgarnish


For the Salsa: Combinethe mangos, peppers, onion, chopped cilantro, lime juice together in a medium-sizebowl and mix. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

For the Fish:

  1. In a medium-size bowl whisk together the eggsand beer and set aside.
  2. In a separate medium bowl whisk together the cornstarch,flour, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  3. Coat the fish in the egg-beer mixture andtransfer it to the flour mixture and dredge to completely coat on all sides.
  4. Spray the bottom of the air-fryer basket withno-stick spray and place in the fish and spray the tops of the fish withno-stick spray.
  5. Cook at 375° for 15 minutes.

To plate: Placethe air-fried fish on a corn tortilla and top off with cabbage, salsa, quesofresco, green onions, and cilantro.

Thank you to The Inspired Home for this recipe.

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