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Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

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    Serve as an appetizer or in some tacos!

    • 20
    • Serves 4
    • Easy

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    This is my go to recipe for making Air Fryer Fried Shrimp.

    Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

    I took a look in my freezer and found a large bag of shrimp and came up with this delicious recipe which has turned out to be one of our new favorite ways to prepare crispy shrimp.

    If you have never used an air fryer, now is the time. They are more affordable now than ever.

    Plus they are also a much healthier way to cook food, since the fat drains away and it is never deep fried.

    WHAT IS AIR FRYING?

    Air frying is a healthy alternative to deep frying food. And most air fryers have been marketed in a way to make you think that this cooking technique is best for those who make a lot of those at home.  

    Well I am here to tell you that you do not need to just be a deep fried food lover to want to use this cooking method. 

    RATHER if you love to bake food, then this is also a great alternative. And in most cases is much healthier than traditional baking methods. 

    Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

    CAN YOU AIR FRY SHRIMP

    Of course, you can either bread it like I did here or cook them simply with garlic, olive oil and lemon juice.

    These shrimps here are breaded with milk and flour. And take less than 15 minutes to make!

    II’m sure your going to love it!

    Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

    HOW TO AIR FRY SHRIMP

    • Really it is a simple process.
    • First you will want to have one bowl filled with flour, cornstarch and salt n pepper.
    • Then in a colander you will want to add the shrimp and rinse it well with cold water. 
    • Once the shrimp is rinsed, add it to the flour mixture wet and coat each shrimp fully. 
    • Place 2 tbsp of olive oil to the air fryer then the coat shrimp.
    • Cook each batch for ruffly 15 minutes till crispy. 

    making air fryer shrimp

    This makes for the crispiest and tastiest deep fried tasting shrimp, yet it is air fried and is much healthier for you. 

    You can also prepare these shrimp without the tails and place these shrimp into tacos. 

    Once you try these shrimp, you will be hooked.

    Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

    These shrimp can be served as is or alongside just about any other dish.

    As well you can serve them with your favorite sauce, such as tartar sauce or cocktail sauce. Which would make these a great option to serve a crowd as an appetizer.

    Wanting some more AWESOME Air Fryer recipes?

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    Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

    Air Fryer Fried Shrimp

    Yield: 3
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 15 minutes

    Great appetizer or taco filling!

    Ingredients

    • 1 pd raw shrimp peeled and deveined
    • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
    • 3/4 cup of corn starch
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 tbsp of olive oil

    Instructions

    1. Really it is a simple process.
    2. First you will want to have one bowl filled with flour, cornstarch and salt n pepper.
    3. Then in a colander you will want to add the shrimp and rinse it well with cold water. 
    4. Once the shrimp is rinsed, add it to the flour mixture wet and coat each shrimp fully. 
    5. Place 2 tbsp of olive oil to the air fryer then the coat shrimp.
    6. Cook each batch for ruffly 15 minutes till crispy. 

    Notes

    You can always coat the shrimp in egg whites prior to dipping in the flour too.

    SERVE with tartar sauce

    Nutrition Information:
    Yield: 3 Serving Size: 1
    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 279Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 790mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 3g

    Jacqueline

    Hi, my name is Jacqueline. I'm so happy you have stopped by! Here on Canadian Cooking Adventures®, you will see that you don't have to be a Chef to make good food. With my easy step - by - step instructions, you too can master just about any dish. I hope you find your time here inspiring, educational and delicious!

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