BBQ Salmon Tacos

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Get ready to indulge in the flavors of summer with these incredible salmon tacos that bring all the goodness of a BBQ straight to your plate! They’re the ultimate solution for a quick and delicious weeknight dinner, and the best part? Your air fryer does all the heavy lifting! With flaky salmon that’s crispy on the outside and bursting with smoky sweetness, these tacos are sure to become a family favorite.

BBQ Salmon Tacos

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Servings 10


  • 1 pound salmon skin removed and cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt adjust to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup BBQ sauce add more to taste
  • Oil spray

**For Assembly:**

  • Tortillas
  • Thinly sliced avocado
  • Finely chopped cilantro
  • Sliced jalapeños
  • Corn
  • Sour cream
  • Crumbled cotija cheese
  • Shredded lettuce or slaw


  • In a bowl, combine the cubed salmon with olive oil, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, chili powder, paprika, cumin, coriander, oregano, and black pepper. Mix well to coat the salmon evenly.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F.
  • Spray the air fryer tray with oil to prevent sticking, then arrange the salmon cubes on the tray, making sure they’re spaced apart.
  • Air fry the salmon for 7 minutes.
  • Open the air fryer and brush the salmon cubes with BBQ sauce.
  • Air fry for an additional 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Remove the salmon from the air fryer.
  • To assemble the tacos, place avocado, lettuce or cabbage, sour cream, salmon, corn, cotija cheese, and cilantro onto each tortilla.
  • Serve and enjoy your delightful salmon tacos!


For an extra kick, try pairing these tacos with a cilantro jalapeño sauce, using sour cream instead of plain yogurt.

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