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Basil-Parmesan Crusted Salmon (Air Fryer or Oven)

This easy oven Baked Salmon with a Parmesan Herb Crust recipe is absolutely delicious! Perfect for weeknight meals while elegant enough for entertaining.

Basil-Parmesan Crusted Salmon (Air Fryer or Oven)

This rich, flavorful Parmesan Herb Crusted Baked Salmon Fillet is an easy dish
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Basil-Parmesan Salmon, air fryer parmesan salmon, air fryer salmon, Parmesan crusted salmon with mayo, parmesan crusted salmon,
Servings: 4
Calories: 289kcal

Ingredients

  • olive oil spray
  • 4 Salmon fillets, skin removed,  about 5 ounce each
  • ½ Lemon
  • ¼ tsp. Kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tsp. Mayonnaise,
  • 6 Fresh basil leaves,  minced, plus more for garnish
  • 3 Tbsp. Grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

Instructions

Air Fryer

  • Preheat air fryer to 400F.  Spritz the basket with olive oil.
  • Season the salmon with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Mix the mayonnaise with basil and 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese in a small bowl.
  • Spread completely over the top of salmon. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan cheese on top.
  • In batches, air fry 7 minutes, or longer depending on thickness of the salmon.

Oven

  • Preheat the oven to 425F.  Spritz a sheet pan with olive oil.
  • Season the salmon with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Mix the mayonnaise with basil and 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese in a small bowl.
  • Spread completely over the top of salmon. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan cheese on top.
  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes, depending on thickness of the salmon.

Notes

Serving: 1 piece

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories289
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 18.5g 29%
    • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 92.5mg 31%
  • Sodium 265.5mg 12%
  • Total Carbohydrate 1.5g 1%
    • Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
  • Protein 30g 60%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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