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two air fryer salmon patties topped with avocado

Air Fryer Salmon Patties

These air fryer salmon patties are a nutritious lunch or dinner recipe, packed with protein and omega-3s!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer salmon patties
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 360kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers


  • (1) 5-oz. can Blue Harbor Fish Co.® Wild Pink Salmon, drained
  • 2 tbsp plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp ground flaxseed
  • 1 tsp cajun seasoning
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 4 sprays of cooking oil spray
  • 1/2 avocado, peeled, pitted, and mashed


  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the salmon, yogurt, flaxseed, cajun seasoning, green onion, and breadcrumbs. Stir until combined, then form into two patties.
  • Spray each patty with two shots of cooking oil spray, then place in the air fryer. Turn the air fryer to 400 degrees and cook for 10-12 minutes, or until the patties are crisp on the outside.
  • Top the patties with the mashed avocado and enjoy!


This recipe makes two salmon patties, which could be 1-2 servings depending on preference.  For the purposes of the nutrition analysis, the recipe has been calculated for one serving of the entire recipe.
Nutrition facts (approximate for full recipe): 360 calories, 19 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 780 mg sodium, 21.5 g carbohydrate, 8.5 g fiber, 29 g protein, Calcium: 8%, Iron: 16%, Potassium: 23%, Vitamin D: 50%


Calories: 360kcal