Roasted Salmon with Parmesan Asparagus Recipe

 perfectly cooked salmon fillet on a bed of green asparagus

Recipe compatible with:
 Ninja XXXL FlexDrawer Air Fryer - AF500




3 tablespoons light brown sugar

2 tablespoons all purpose steak seasoning

4 frozen salmon fillets, skin on(170g)

3 tablespoons canola oil, divided

900g asparagus, ends trimmed

Kosher salt, as desired

Ground black pepper, as desired

¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided



  1. Insert the divider and both crisper trays in the drawer.

  2. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and steak seasoning. Evenly coat each salmon fillet on all sides with 1 teaspoon oil and the prepared seasoning, then place fillets skin side down in Zone 1.

  3. In a large bowl, toss asparagus with remaining oil, salt, and pepper, then place in Zone 2. Insert drawer in unit.

  4. Select Zone 1, select ROAST, set temperature to 190°C and set time to 22 minutes. Select Zone 2, select Air Fry, set temperature to 200°C and set time to 19 minutes. Select SMART FINISH. Press START/PAUSE to begin cooking.

  5. When the Zone 2 timer reaches 7 minutes, press START/PAUSE to pause cooking. Remove drawer from the unit and toss the asparagus. Reinsert drawer and press START/PAUSE to resume cooking.

  6. When the Zone 2 timer reaches 2 minutes, press START/PAUSE to pause cooking, remove drawer from unit and sprinkle half the Parmesan cheese over the asparagus. Give the drawer a light toss, then reinsert it and press START/PAUSE to resume cooking.

  7. When cooking is complete, transfer salmon and asparagus to a serving plate. Sprinkle remaining Parmesan cheese over the asparagus and serve.

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