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How Long To Bake Fabulous Salmon In The Oven And Air Fryer At 375?

You may also opt for cooking your salmon filets in an air fryer set at 375 F, and be sure to read about grilling salmon at 375 F in the FAQs section of the article.

The nutritional benefits of fish, and particularly salmon, are heralded by doctors, nutritionists, and dieticians.

Many studies clearly show that a diet that regularly includes fish provides many nutrients that are key to good health. Omega-3 fatty acids, selenium, potassium, and B vitamins as well as vitamin A and vitamin D.

There is strong evidence to support the idea that Omega-3 fatty acids aid in the maintenance of a healthy heart and healthy lungs. When we eat salmon we help our  blood vessels and immune system function optimally. 

What could be better? An easy-to-prepare, super-healthy and delicious-tasting option for a weeknight meal, or a magnificent offering that will wow guests.

There’s no need to hesitate. This article will give you the easy instructions and information you need to be cooking up salmon on a regular basis.

Let’s begin with the super-easy, super-quick salmon baked in foil. Keep the seasonings simple so the salmon not only bakes quickly, but is also very easy to put together.

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In The Oven Covered?

The fastest way to cook salmon in the oven is to cover it with aluminum foil. When you take a minute to cover the salmon with aluminum foil, you can save minutes on the cooking time, a whopping 5-7 minutes in fact!

how long to bake salmon at 375

This method not only cuts baking time, but also improves flavor by locking in seasonings.

In order to get a lovely, crispy skin on your salmon, you will want to remove the foil during the last few minutes of baking. Not only will you get that lovely crisp finish on the skin, but the salmon will also have a tantalizing color.

This recipe is ready in 5 minutes, and the salmon takes only 10 minutes to bake. 

A meat thermometer is a great tool and a good investment. However, if you do not have one, you can determine if the salmon has finished baking by using a fork to see if the salmon is flaky. If it flakes easily, it is ready to eat!

One of the great things about salmon is that you can bake it with just a few simple ingredients. Lemon, salt and pepper are super choices, but feel free to try other seasonings and herbs. Dill, basil, sliced onion and a little garlic powder – they’re all good with salmon.

RELATED: Defrosting Salmon In A Microwave Safely

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In The Oven Uncovered?

Even though baking salmon covered with aluminum foil is the fastest way to bake salmon in the oven, you can also bake it at 375 uncovered with terrific results.

What makes the difference between a dry salmon filet and a moist salmon filet when you are baking it uncovered is a sauce.

There are a lot of great pre-bottled sauces that you can choose from. If you want to make your own, go for it! See what you have on hand and try some combinations. Don’t be afraid to experiment.You might come up with something on your own that everybody loves!

how long to bake salmon at 375

Rubbing oil on the fish helps to keep it moist which is a really important step when you are baking salmon uncovered. If you’re out of olive oil, feel free to use another oil. Any vegetable oil is fine.

RELATED: How To Tell If Salmon Has Gone Bad

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In An Air Fryer?

Air fryers have become very popular in recent years, and with good reason. They allow you to get supper on the table in minimal time.

When you have a busy family, and you need to get them fed then out the door for sports or music lessons, an air fryer can be indispensable.

Breaded fish is a winner with kids and adults alike. The air fryer does a great job of producing a crispy coating that locks in moist and tender fish on the inside. Kids love to dip pieces of crispy salmon in their favorite sauce! 

Accompanied by carrot and celery sticks, and sweet potato fries, you have a complete, nutritious and delicious meal that took less than 30 minutes.

Panko crumbs are the standard coating for breading, but they are a little bland on their own, so spice them up with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.

There are a lot of options for seasonings, so experiment with different combinations to find what your family likes.

This recipe is made with 6-ounce salmon filets. If your filets are larger than 6 ounces, increase the cooking time by a couple of minutes.

Air fryers do not do well with food that is piled up in the basket. To make sure you get a good result with your salmon filets, only cook two at once. If you have more than two to cook, then you can do more batches.

how long to bake salmon at 375

Frequently Asked Questions

Does It Take Longer To Bake A Whole Salmon Than It Does A Filet?

Fish filets are thinner than a whole fish. This means longer baking times for whole salmon when compared to the cook time for filets.

Depending on the size of the whole salmon, it could take at least 25 minutes longer to cook than it would to cook filets.

If you’re wondering how much you should buy, figure on 3-4 ounces per person.

Should I Bake Salmon Using The Convection Or Conventional Option On My Oven?

The convection oven works very well for salmon. It will bake a little faster, and more evenly than with a conventional oven.  Adjust the temperature to 350 F if you choose convection.

Will I Need To Bake Stuffed Salmon Longer Than Unstuffed?

With stuffing there is more to cook, and therefore, it will take longer to bake stuffed salmon than unstuffed salmon. At 375 F figure on 30-35 minutes.

Can I Cook Salmon From Frozen?

While it is best to thaw salmon first before cooking, it is safe and still relatively quick to bake salmon at 375 F from frozen. Count on 40 minutes to bake.

What Is The Fully-Cooked And Medium-Cooked Internal Temperature For Salmon?

People typically cook salmon to 145 F. This is regarded as the internal temperature for fully-cooked salmon.

However, others feel that salmon is flakier and more moist when it reaches an internal temperature of 125 F. This is called medium-cooked salmon.

how long to bake salmon at 375

How Long Does It Take To Grill Salmon At 375?

We all love a summertime barbecue, and if you’re on holiday in one of the coastal areas of Canada or the US, you’re likely to have the chance to enjoy grilled Atlantic or Pacific Salmon.

You can also enjoy salmon grilled in your own backyard. Salmon is beautifully done on the barbecue at 375 F.

With only a few ingredients such as lemon wedges, dill, and butter placed in an aluminum foil packet along with the salmon, you can have mouthwatering grilled salmon in 20 minutes.

What Is Farmed Salmon And Wild Salmon, And Is One Better Than The Other?

Salmon is grown in cages near the shore. They are pink in color and have a milder flavor than wild salmon.

Wild salmon is caught in the ocean. It has a deeper red-orange color, and its taste is stronger, more savory.

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In The Oven Covered?

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In The Oven Covered?

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 21 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

On a baking sheet, place salmon filets that have been rubbed with oil and sprinkled with seasoning. Covered with foil and baked in a 375 F oven, the salmon is done in 10 minutes. Remove the foil for a few minutes at the end of baking so the skin gets a crisp finish.


  • Salmon filets
  • Olive or vegetable oil
  • Seasonings and herbs
  • Juice of a lemon
  • Sauce if desired


  • Baking sheet or pan
  • Aluminum foil
  • Meat thermometer or fork to test for doneness


  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Use a non-stick cooking spray to coat a baking sheet.
  3. Put salmon on the greased baking sheet making sure they are not touching each other.
  4. If there are thin edges on the filets, tuck these underneath. 
  5. Rub the salmon with oil.
  6. Sprinkle the salmon with salt and pepper and other seasonings you have chosen to use.
  7. If you are using herbs, add them now.
  8. Sprinkle the salmon filets with freshly-squeezed lemon juice.
  9. Cover the baking sheet with foil.
  10. Put the baking sheet into the oven.
  11. When the salmon has been in the oven for about 7 minutes, take the foil off.
  12. Return the salmon to the oven to finish baking.
  13. Test that the filets are done by using a thermometer. When it reads 145 F or the salmon flakes easily with a fork, it is done.
  14. Remove salmon from the oven.
  15. Let the salmon rest for 5 minutes before serving.

How Long To Bake Salmon at 375 In The Oven Uncovered?

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In The Oven Uncovered?

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Salmon filets are prepared with oil, lemon and seasonings or sauce, placed on a baking sheet or in a pan, and baked in the oven for 15-17 minutes.


  • Salmon filets
  • Olive or vegetable oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Other seasonings as you desire
  • Herbs that you like
  • A sauce of your choice
  • Lemon


  • A baking sheet or a pan
  • A meat thermometer or a fork to test doneness


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.
  2. Use a non-stick cooking spray to coat a baking sheet.
  3. Set the salmon filets on the baking sheet making sure they do not touch each other.
  4. If there are thin edges on the filets, tuck these underneath. 
  5. Rub the filets with oil and the seasonings you have chosen.
  6. If you are using herbs, add them now.
  7. Sprinkle the salmon filets with freshly-squeezed lemon juice.
  8. Place the baking sheet in the oven.
  9. Five minutes later, pour sauce onto the filets.
  10. After 15 minutes of baking time, test the doneness of the filets with a thermometer. If it reads 145 F the filets may be removed from the oven. If they need more time, return them to the oven, and check frequently until done.
  11. The salmon should sit for 5 minutes before it is served.

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In An Air Fryer?

How Long To Bake Salmon At 375 In An Air Fryer?

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Brushed with olive oil, then coated with seasoned panko crumbs, salmon filets are placed in a greased air fryer basket, and cooked for 8 minutes.


  • Salmon filets
  • Olive oil
  • Panko bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Non-stick cooking spray


  • Foil
  • Brush to apply olive oil to filets
  • Large plate
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Cutting board
  • Tongs
  • Air Fryer basket


  1. Place aluminum foil in the basket of the air fryer.
  2. Using a non-stick cooking spray, spray the foil for the basket.
  3. Preheat the air fryer to 375 F.
  4. Brush the salmon filets with olive oil and set aside on a plate.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, measure out a generous quantity or panko bread crumbs.
  6. Add to the bread crumbs the salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder. Stir these together.
  7. Place a salmon filet on a cutting board and sprinkle the filets with salt and pepper, garlic powder, and paprika, pressing the mixture so it  sticks to the filet.
  8. Air fry the salmon filets until the temperature of the thickest part of the filet reads 145 F.
  9. Remove the filets from the air fryer and enjoy.

Jess Smith

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Sunday 23rd of April 2023

I don't think the title of your article matches the content lol. Just kidding, mainly because I had some doubts after reading the article.

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