Honey Chili Crunch Air Fryer Salmon Bites

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Imagine sinking your teeth into crispy yet flaky bites of salmon, bursting with the flavors of a delectable honey chili crunch marinade. In just under 30 minutes, you can create these mouthwatering air fryer salmon bites that will leave you craving more!

What makes these air fryer salmon bites truly special is the mouthwatering fusion of flavors and textures. Each bite is marinated in a tangy honey chili crunch glaze, offering the perfect balance of spicy and sweet.

If you’ve never tried making salmon bites in the air fryer before, get ready for a game-changer! The air fryer not only speeds up the cooking process but also gives the salmon a delightful crispy edge while keeping it tender and flaky inside. Paired with a nutty edamame salad and creamy avocado cubes, it’s not just a meal – it’s an experience!

Simply marinate your salmon bites and air fry them at 400ºF for around 6-8 minutes until perfectly crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.

Honey Chili Crunch Air Fryer Salmon Bites

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6


  • 3 tablespoons chili crunch try Momofuku or Trader Joe’s
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1.5 lbs. raw salmon deboned and skin removed
  • 1.5 tablespoons avocado oil


  • 4 cups shelled raw edamame
  • 8-10 green onions sliced diagonally
  • 3 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1.5 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 teaspoons black or white sesame seeds
  • Squeeze of fresh lime juice

**Other Ingredients:**

  • 2 large avocados cubed or quartered
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • Kewpie Mayo for topping


  • Preheat the air fryer to 400ºF.
  • Mix chili crunch, honey, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Slice salmon into 1-1.5 inch cubes and toss them in the marinade until coated.
  • Oil the bottom of the air fryer and place salmon without layering.
  • Drizzle avocado oil over salmon.
  • Air fry salmon for 6-8 minutes until browned and internal temperature reaches 145ºF.
  • Mix edamame, green onions, sesame oil, rice vinegar, salt, sesame seeds, and lime juice in a bowl.
  • Assemble bowls with salmon, edamame, rice, avocado, cilantro, and chili crunch.
  • Serve and enjoy!


  • Cooking time may vary based on the air fryer model.
  • Customize with more vegetables.
  • Use pre-cooked rice for convenience.
  • Thaw edamame in cool water to avoid sliminess.

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