This Air Fryer Swordfish is covered in homemade mango salsa! Tender flaky swordfish is a delicious meal idea for any occasion.

air fryer swordfish on plate
Air Fryer, Swordfish with Mango Salsa
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Air Fryer Swordfish Steak

Enjoy high-protein fish with your preferred side dishes in a flash by cooking a swordfish fillet in the air fryer. The texture and flavor are insanely delicious!

If you love seafood, you seriously are going to want to try this swordfish steak recipe. It tastes amazing and cooks quickly. It’s perfect as an easy weeknight dinner or it can be served to guests for a dinner party.

In the mood for more seafood recipes? We’ve got you covered! Check out my Air Fryer Bubba Gump Shrimp, Copycat Olive Garden Shrimp Alfredo, Air Fryer Butterfly Shrimp, and Air Fryer Frozen Crab Cakes.

Why You’ll Love Air Fryer Swordfish Steak Recipe

  • Only 15 minutes!
  • Easy and super flavorful
  • The mango salsa is incredible
  • Dinner party approved
  • Less than 10 ingredients

Swordfish Steak Recipe Ingredients

  • Swordfish steaks
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Mango Salsa

  • Mangoes
  • Red onion
  • Jalapeno
  • Cilantro
  • Lime Juice

How To Air Fry Swordfish

Step 1: Season swordfish fillets

Sprinkle swordfish steak with salt and pepper and let rest for 5 minutes.

Step 2: Air fry swordfish

Place swordfish fillet in the basket and air fry swordfish for 5 minutes at 400 degrees. Flip and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Cook until 145 degrees F is reached.

Step 3: Prepare mango salsa

Place mangos, onions, jalapenos, cilantro, and lime juice in a bowl and mix well.

Step 4: Serve and enjoy!

Place the air fryer swordfish on a plate and top with mango salsa. Serve and enjoy!

Frequently Asked Questions

What nutrients are in swordfish steak?

They are an excellent source of protein, Omega-3, and vitamin B12. Eat up!

Should I soak swordfish before cooking?

While it’s not required to soak the swordfish fillet, you certainly can! Many people don’t love how “fishy” some seafood tastes. An easy way to combat that is to soak the swordfish steak in milk for 30 minutes – 1 hour. Then, air fry swordfish and enjoy!

Can swordfish be pink in the middle?

Sometimes air fryer swordfish is a little pink in the center. The most important part to ensuring it’s cooked properly is to use a meat thermometer to test the swordfish. It should be at least 145 degrees before consumption.

Hope you and yours enjoy it!

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air fryer swordfish on plate

Air Fryer Swordfish

4.34 from 6 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


This Air Fryer Swordfish is covered in homemade mango salsa! Tender flaky swordfish is a delicious meal idea for any occasion.


  • 4 swordfish steaks
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Homemade Mango Salsa

  • 2 mangos, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, diced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice


  • Start by seasoning your swordfish steaks with salt and pepper, both sides. Let them rest for about 5 minutes.
  • Place the swordfish into the air fryer, at 400 degrees F, for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, flip the swordfish and air fry for another 5 minutes.
  • Check the temperature of the swordfish it is perfectly done when it reaches, 145 degrees F.
  • To make the salsa: In a small mixing bowl mix together the diced mangoes, diced red onion, diced jalapeno, diced cilantro, and lime juice. Mix well.
  • Spoon a couple of tablespoons over the swordfish.
  • Plate, serve and enjoy!


  • Air Fryer


Serving: 1gCalories: 289kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 34gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 725mgPotassium: 774mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 409IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 23mgIron: 1mg

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