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Gluten Free Salmon and Chips with Lighter Tartar Sauce

Ingredients for 5 Salmon and Chips servings

  • 1 1/2lb center cut salmon, skinned and cut into 2-inch and 3 -inch strips or nuggets
  • Batter
      • 3/4 cup almond flour
      • 2 tablespoons The Fit Cook Southern Creole seasoning
  • Substitute: 1 tablespoon smoked paprika + 1 teaspoon chili powder + 1/2 teaspoon cumin + 1 teaspoon dried thyme + 1 teaspoon dried oregano + 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
    • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
    • 5oz crushed baked potato chips (or reduced fat kettle chips) + 1 tablespoon black pepper
      • LOW CARB SUBSTITUTE: baked pork rinds
    • Spray avocado oil
  • Lighter Tartar Sauce
    • 1/3 cup 2% Greek yogurt
    • 1/4 cup reduced fat olive oil mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon or stoneground mustard
    • 2 tablespoons capers (or more/less according to taste)
    • 1/4 cup finely diced dill pickles
    • 2 teaspoons dried dill weed
    • 2 teaspoons tabasco
    • Lemon juice to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • Sea salt to taste


Step 1

Set air fryer to 400F/204C.

Step 2

Mix together the ingredients for the batter in a bowl or plate. To another bowl add the eggs. Add the potato chips to a sealable plastic bag, crush them up using your hands or rolling pin, then add the finely crushed potato chips to another bowl.

Step 3

Dip the salmon piece in batter, then the egg (shake off any excess egg), and finely coat in the potato chips.  Note: If you would like a double batter and want it extra crispy, dip the salmon in the batter, then egg, then batter, then egg and potato chips.

Step 4

Place the battered salmon on an air-fryer tray then lightly spray with avocado oil.

Step 5

Air fry in the oven for 10 – 12 minutes until golden brown.

Step 6

Mix together the ingredients for the tartar sauce.

Step 7

Enjoy the salmon with homemade tartar sauce and hot sauce.

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About Kevin - author


Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!