Basil-Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Jan 4, 2021 | 0 comments

basil parmesan crusted salmon on a plate with lemon and tomato

Basil-Parmesan Crusted Salmon (Air Fryer or Oven)

Basil-Parmesan Crusted Chicken Ingredients:

  • olive oil spray
  • 4 salmon fillets, skin removed, about 5 ounces each
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, I like Sir Kensington
  • 6 fresh basil leaves, minced, plus more for garnish
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

Instructions:

Air Fryer directions:

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

Oven directions:

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

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