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Air-fryer salmon with honey and mustard sauce recipe

Air-fryer salmon with honey and mustard sauce recipe

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Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, this air-fryer salmon is the ultimate quick and delicious midweek meal. Marinate your salmon fillet with a honey mustard glaze and serve alongside green veggies and rice. See method

  • Serves 2
  • 5 mins to prepare and 12 mins to cook
  • 531 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 2 spring onions, cut into short lengths
  • 100g fine beans, trimmed
  • 1 medium courgette, halved and sliced
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 boneless salmon fillets
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard​
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp runny honey
  • juice of ½ orange
  • 250g sachet microwave basmati rice
If you don't have any spring onions, try using white onions or leeks and adjust the amount accordingly

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    16g 23%
  • Saturates

    2g 12%
  • Sugars

    26g 29%
  • Salt

    1.1g 18%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 61.4g Protein 32.2g Fibre 4.4g


1. Preheat the air-fryer to 180°C.

2. Toss the vegetables with the olive oil and season. Arrange in an even layer in the bottom of the air-fryer basket.

3. Lay the salmon fillets on top of the vegetables, with space between the fillets.

4. Stir together the mustards, honey and orange juice, and season with black pepper. Pour over the salmon.

5. Cook for 12 mins or until the salmon is browned and sticky and flakes away when pressed.

6. Heat the rice according to pack instructions and divide between 2 plates. Lift the salmon out of the air-fryer and put on top of the rice. Divide the vegetables between the plates before serving.

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