Air Fryer Haddock

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If you've been looking for a healthy and delicious meal that takes less than 10 minutes to make, try this air fryer haddock recipe.

Air-frying haddock gives you an incredibly tender and flavorful fillet and something to build an entire meal around in just 10 minutes.

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Why This Recipe Works

This air fryer haddock recipe is a good recipe to keep in your back pocket for those times when you are looking for something healthy, fast, and delicious to make for dinner.

Haddock is an incredibly healthy fish. Full of protein yet low in calories, this air fryer haddock recipe is packed with magnesium, phosphorus, niacin, selenium, and vitamins B6 and B12, making this a good meal staple you can feel good about.

It's also gluten-free and keto-friendly, so you won't have to worry about using a cheat day to try this air fryer haddock.

Additionally, this air fryer haddock recipe can be used in so many different ways. You can top a delicious summer salad, make fish tacos, or serve a couple of your favorite side dishes with this tasty air-fried haddock.

Did I mention that this recipe is ready really quickly too? In only 10 minutes, you can have a healthy, delicious protein ready to build your meal around.

Haddock is also an incredibly cost-effective protein for a family working within a budget. This air fryer haddock can provide you with the necessary nutritional elements to make a healthy meal and a light flavor that anyone can enjoy.

Finally, this is a very easy meal to adapt and make your own. Maybe you enjoy halibut instead of haddock? This recipe will work just as well with a halibut fillet. Or, perhaps you prefer different seasonings? Feel free to use whatever herbs, spices, and seasonings you like to make this air fryer haddock recipe your own unique creation.

Ingredients

Haddock Fillets:

Haddock is a very mild-tasting fish that can be swapped out for cod, halibut, or pollock in this air fryer recipe.

If you enjoy a stronger flavored fish, salmon and tuna fillets will also work, however cooking times may need to be adjusted depending on the thickness of your fillets.

Seasonings:

You can get creative here can use whatever seasonings you typically enjoy with your seafood.

Lime Juice:

Lime juice is used in this air fryer haddock recipe because the citrus acids will help to tenderize your haddock fillets, giving you a tender cook on your fish every time. The lime juice also adds some brightness and flavor to the dish by enhancing your seasonings.

How to Make Air Fryer Haddock

Step One: Remove the air fryer basket and preheat your air fryer.

Step Two: In the meantime, mix dry ingredients together until combined.

Step Three: Pat fillets with a clean cloth or paper towel to dry, then add lime juice and seasonings. Massage gently with your hands.

Step Four: Spray your basket with cooking spray and place your fillets inside the air fryer.

Step Five: Cook haddock fillets in the air fryer for 8-10 minutes at 280 °F.

Step Six: Remove the haddock from the air fryer and serve with your favorite side dish. Enjoy!

Tips

  • If you want to make breaded haddock air fryer style, simply cook at 350F for the same amount of time. When making the breaded haddock in your air fryer, it is incredibly important to give the basket a nice healthy coating of cooking spray to keep the breading from sticking to the basket.
  • In case you don't have lime juice, lemon and grapefruit juice will work just as well. It's important to have a strong citrus that is very acidic for this air fryer recipe.

What to Serve With Haddock

This healthy air fryer haddock pairs well with so many incredible side dishes. Serve your air fryer haddock with a rice dish like this Instant Pot cilantro lime rice and some homemade refried beans for a Mexican-inspired meal.

Or you could let the Asian flavors inspire your meal with this Coconut Rice, and this easy air fryer bok choy served alongside your air fryer haddock.

You could even use the air fryer haddock to top your favorite salad, make fish tacos, or even create a delicious Instant Pot fish biryani.

FAQs

How long can air fryer haddock leftovers be stored?

Once cooked, you can store your air fryer haddock leftovers in an airtight container for up to 2 days in your refrigerator.

Can any other kinds of fish be used with this recipe?

Cod, pollock, and halibut can all be easily swapped with haddock in this air fryer recipe because they are all lighter-tasting fish. However, you can really use this recipe as a guideline for cooking any fish fillets in your air fryer, such as salmon or tuna.

Can I use frozen fillets?

When air frying haddock, you can absolutely use frozen fillets. You will want to add 1 or 2 minutes to your cooking time, but everything else about air frying haddock remains the same.

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Air Fryer Haddock

This quick and easy air fryer haddock is the perfect recipe for a healthy and delicious meal.
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Course: dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air fryer haddock, air fryer haddock recipe, haddock, haddock recipe
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 4 each Haddock fillets
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Remove the basket and preheat your air fryer.
  • In the meantime, mix dry ingredients until combined.
  • Pat fillets to dry, then add lime juice and seasonings. Massage gently with your hands.
  • Spray the basket with cooking oil and place fillets inside in a single layer.
  • Cook haddock fillets in the air fryer for 8-10 minutes at 280F.
  • Remove haddock from the air fryer and serve with your favorite side dish. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 13kcal Carbohydrates: 3g Protein: 1g Fat: 0.1g Saturated Fat: 0.02g Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g Cholesterol: 1mg Sodium: 1175mg Potassium: 51mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 0.3g Vitamin A: 154IU Vitamin C: 3mg Calcium: 9mg Iron: 0.2mg

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Notes

  • If you want to make breaded haddock air fryer style, simply cook at 350F for the same amount of time. When making the breaded haddock in your air fryer it is incredibly important to give the basket a nice healthy coating of cooking spray to keep the breading from sticking to the basket.
  • In case you don't have lime juice, lemon and grapefruit juice will work just as well. It's important to have a strong citrus that is very acidic for this air fryer recipe.
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