(Air Fryer) Crispy Hot Honey Salmon Bites

Crispy, juicy, tender, high in protein, and ready in under 20 minutes!


Servings: 2

For the Salmon Bites:

  • 2 Salmon Fillets, skin removed, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1-2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp. EACH: Garlic Powder, Dried Italian Herb Seasoning, & Salt
  • 1 tbsp. Sweet Paprika
  • 1/2 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup Honey
  • 1-2 tbsp. Hot Sauce

For the Healthier Chipotle Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 Chipotle Pepper (from canned chipotles in adobo sauce)
  • 1 Garlic Cloves, peeled
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp. Honey
  • Salt & Black Pepper, to taste


  1. Combine the panko breadcrumbs and all seasonings into a large container or bowl. Add the sliced salmon and toss to coat the salmon in the mixture.
  2. If you want them extra crispy, dip the salmon bites in a beaten egg and more panko breadcrumbs.
  3. For extra color, sprinkle with more paprika.
  4. Add to your air fryer and drizzle with the olive oil.
  5. If using the Air Fryer: Bake at 380F for 8-10 minutes, until fully cooked and crispy, flipping halfway through.
  6. If using the Oven: Bake at 425F for 10-15 minutes, until fully cooked and crispy, flipping halfway through.
  7. In a small bowl, mix the honey and hot sauce together. Add to the cooked salmon bites and toss to coat.
  8. To make the chipotle sauce, simply combine all ingredients into a food processor to bend until smooth. Enjoy warm!