Instant Pot Spicy Salmon Fish

This is an unbelievably delicious spicy salmon recipe where you can play around with
the ingredients by adding more spices.

5 from 1 vote

Instant Pot Spicy Salmon Fish

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 258 kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • to taste Salt and black pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 pound salmon fillets
  • 3 tsp red pepper flakes crushed
  • 1 small onion quartered
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled


  1. Mix together oil, paprika, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, salt and black pepper in a small bowl.

  2. Stuff the onions, garlic, lemon and thyme in the cavity of the salmon fillets.

  3. Dredge the salmon fillets in the oil and spice mixture and place in the Instant Pot.

  4. Select “Sauté” and cook for about 3 minutes.

  5. Set the Instant Pot to “Manual” and “High Pressure” for about 7 minutes.

  6. Release the pressure naturally and dish out.

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