Air Fryer White Fish with Spicy Mango Salsa

Air fryer white fish with mango salsa - flaky and delicate fish cooked to perfection served with a tangy and sweet mango salsa with bright micro greens makes for a delicious light meal.
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For best results, prepare the Spicy Mango Salsa a day or two in advance to give the flavors a chance to fully develop.

It’s time to make Air Fryer White Fish with Spicy Mango Salsa

Air Fryer White Fish

Tip: If using frozen fish fillets, thaw completely in the refrigerator and pat dry before preparing. 

  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 6 minutes
  • Serves: 2

Spicy Mango Salsa Ingredients:

  • ½ medium red onion, diced small
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 large mango, skin removed and diced
  • ½ large red jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • ½ large green jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • ¼ c. fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • ¼ c. fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Remaining Ingredients:

  • 2 6-oz. fresh cod or other firm white fish fillets
  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • Kinder’s Smoky Mediterranean Seasoning*
  • ½ large lemon, cut into 4 pieces
  • Mixed or micro greens, to serve
  • Parchment paper

*This prepared seasoning mixture contains cane sugar. For a sugar-free alternative, combine ½ t. Italian seasoning, ½ t. garlic salt, ¼ t. smoked paprika, 1 t. dried lemon peel, ¼ t. crushed red pepper, ½ t. sea salt, and ¼ t. black pepper in a small bowl and stir to combine. Brush the cod fillets with olive oil and generously season with this mixture before adding to the air fryer.

Directions:

Step 1: Prepare the mango salsa by combining the red onion, garlic, mango, jalapeño pepper, fresh cilantro and lime juice in a glass or other non-reactive bowl. Season generously with salt and black pepper. Stir to combine and set aside.

Air Fryer White Fish

Step 2: Turn on the air fryer and select the “Air Crisp” function. Set the temperature to 400°F and adjust the timer to 6 minutes. Press “Start” to pre-heat the unit.

Step 3: Place the cod fillets on parchment paper cut to fit the air fryer basket. Brush the fillets on all sides with the olive oil and sprinkle with the Kinder’s Smoky Mediterranean Seasoning.

Air Fryer White Fish
Air Fryer White Fish
Air Fryer White Fish

Step 4: When the air fryer beeps and flashes “Add Food,” carefully place the parchment paper with the seasoned fillets inside. Add the lemon wedges and close the lid.

Air Fryer White Fish

Step 5: When the cook time is complete, transfer the fish fillets to individual serving plates and top with some of the Spicy Mango Salsa. Serve immediately with some micro greens, as shown, or your choice of sides. Enjoy! 

Air Fryer White Fish

Air Fryer White Fish with Spicy Mango Salsa

Air fryer white fish rubbed with a special seasoning and served with a sweet and spicy mango salsa on a bed of bright green mixed micro greens.

Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 6 mins Total Time 26 mins Difficulty: Beginner Servings: 2 Best Season: Summer

Ingredients

Spicy Mango Salsa Ingredients

Remaining Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Prepare the mango salsa by combining the red onion, garlic, mango, jalapeño pepper, fresh cilantro and lime juice in a glass or other non-reactive bowl. Season generously with salt and black pepper. Stir to combine and set aside. 

  2. Turn on the air fryer and select the “Air Crisp” function. Set the temperature to 400°F and adjust the timer to 6 minutes. Press “Start” to pre-heat the unit. 

  3. Place the cod fillets on parchment paper cut to fit the air fryer basket. Brush the fillets on all sides with the olive oil and sprinkle with the Kinder’s Smoky Mediterranean Seasoning. 

  4. When the air fryer beeps and flashes “Add Food,” carefully place the parchment paper with the seasoned fillets inside. Add the lemon wedges and close the lid.

  5. When the cook time is complete, transfer the fish fillets to individual serving plates and top with some of the Spicy Mango Salsa. Serve immediately with some micro greens, as shown, or your choice of sides. Enjoy! 

Note

Kinder’s Smoky Mediterranean Seasoning - This prepared seasoning mixture contains cane sugar. For a sugar-free alternative, combine ½ t. Italian seasoning, ½ t. garlic salt, ¼ t. smoked paprika, 1 t. dried lemon peel, ¼ t. crushed red pepper, ½ t. sea salt, and ¼ t. black pepper in a small bowl and stir to combine. Brush the cod fillets with olive oil and generously season with this mixture before adding to the air fryer.

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