Golden Air Fryer Salmon Croquettes - Crispy and Delicious

Dive into the rich flavors of our Golden Air Fryer Salmon Croquettes. These delightfully crispy croquettes are made with tender salmon and cooked to golden perfection in the air fryer. They’re not only delicious but also a healthier choice for a meal. In this post, we’ll guide you through the steps of making these crispy and delicious salmon croquettes using your air fryer, providing tips and tricks along the way.

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Golden Air Fryer Salmon Croquettes

Our Golden Air Fryer Salmon Croquettes are crispy, flavorful and perfect for a healthy meal. This easy-to-make recipe is sure to become a favorite!
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine South African
Servings 28
Calories 175 kcal


  • 1 kg mashed potatoes
  • 300 gram smoked salmon skin, removed and flaked
  • ½ cup creamed corn
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 250 gram jar birch & waite aioli
  • 1 egg lightly whisked
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 150 gram plain flour
  • 50 gram breadcrumbs
  • lemon wedges to serve


  • In a medium bowl combine mashed potatoes, salmon, corn, dill, and 100gram of aioli.
  • Shape tablespoonfuls of mixture into oval croquettes. Arrange on a tray lined with baking paper.
  • Place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Combine the egg and milk in a shallow bowl, and place the flour on a plate.
  • Roll each croquette in flour, shaking off any excess.
  • Dip in egg wash, then roll in breadcrumbs pressing to coat.
  • Spray with oil and air fryer at 180°C (356°F) for 10 minutes or until crisp and golden.
  • Serve with remaining aioli and lemon wedges on the side if desired.


Calories: 175kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 63mgPotassium: 410mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 52IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
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