Crispy Air Fryer Fish

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American


Piping hot, crispy air fryer fish fillets are ready in just 10 minutes! You’ll love this simple weeknight dinner for two.


  • 2 tilapia fillet, or other white fish fillets
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


  1. Gently pat the fish dry with a paper towel.
  2. Season the fish on both sides with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs and oil until evenly moistened.
  4. Spread 1 tablespoon of the breadcrumbs onto each side of the fish, pressing gently to help it stick.
  5. Air Fry at 370°F for 10 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Transfer the fish to a plate lined with a paper towel for a minute or two to cool before serving.