Air Fryer Breaded Shrimp Recipe
- Yield: 4
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 8m
- Ready In: 18m
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Saturated Fat2.8 g
Trans Fat0 g
Unsaturated Fat1.9 g
Air fryer breaded shrimp recipe. Air fryer bakes shrimp to crunchy, golden-brown perfection in just minutes. These easy hors d’oeuvres are made with fresh breadcrumbs, and seasoning for light and crisp flavor.
What are the Benefits of Air Frying Food?
Air frying is a cooking method that uses hot air to cook food. It is the best option for people who want to avoid the oil and calories associated with frying. Air fryers are also a great way to prepare healthy, low-calorie meals in less time.
Air frying offers several benefits over traditional frying methods including:
– Lower fat content of fried foods
– The better texture of fried foods
– The better taste of fried foods
– Lower cooking time
What are the Different Ways to Prepare Shrimp for Air Frying?
Air frying is a process that allows you to cook food without using any oil. It is a healthier and more environmentally friendly way of cooking. You can also use this method for cooking shrimp, which is a popular main dish in many countries.
Air frying has different ways to prepare shrimp, depending on the type of shrimp you are preparing. For example, if you are using frozen shrimp, then it needs to be thawed before air frying it.
If you are using fresh shrimp, then they need to be peeled and deveined before they are air-fried.
Air-Frying Shrimp: Preparing Frozen Shrimp: Thaw the frozen shrimp by submerging them in cold water for 10 minutes before handling them with gloves on your hands and turning them over so that the tails face upward.
Once thawed, the shrimp can be prepared in a number of ways. You can use them whole and coat them with breadcrumbs and other spices. You can also cut them into smaller pieces for more even cooking.
Air-Fryer: Place the frozen shrimp on top of a wire rack and lay it inside an air fryer basket that is filled with flour. Turn the shrimp so that they are coated on both sides with flour. Place a second wire rack on top of the first one and continue to cook the two racks together, turning them occasionally and sprinkling them with more flour as needed.
Air Fryer Breaded Shrimp Recipe
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- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1½ teaspoons lemon pepper seassoning
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
- 1/3 cup Panko breadcrumbs
- 2 large eggs, beaten
- 3/4 pound large shrimp, tails-on
- 1/3 cup coconut flakes
In a small mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour and half of the seasoning. Sir well. In a separate bowl, combine breadcrumbs, coconut flakes, and remaining seasoning. Mix well.
Preheat your air fryer to 400 F (200 C) for 5 minutes.
Coat shrimp in the flour mixture, then dip in egg, and then into the breadcrumb mixture. Repeat with remaining shrimp.
Grease the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Add breaded shrimp in a single layer o the greased basket. Fry at 400 F (200 C) for 4 minutes.
Flip the shrimp over, spritz with cooking spray and cook for a further 4 minutes, or until they are crispy.