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9 air fryer shrimp recipes that are incredibly crispy and tasty

9 air fryer shrimp recipes that are incredibly crispy and tasty

Can you air fry shrimp? Yes, you can! 

Cooking shrimp in the air fryer is pretty easy, thanks to the magic of this sleek kitchen gadget. 

This countertop convection oven that copies the results of deep-frying with the help of hot air and a small amount of oil is simply a godsend!

Air fryers are plug and play; that’s why I love them! 

My dependency on air fryers made me create many recipes like sweet potato friesbaconapple chipssweet potatoes, and roasted garlic

If you don’t know how to air fry shrimp or how long to air fry shrimp, take this recipe guide with you! 

It has some of the best air fryer shrimp recipes that are easy to make. Plus, it has quick tips that are vital for your next shrimp air frying!

1. Air Fryer Lemon Pepper Shrimp

This fried shrimp in an air fryer is so easy to put together. The blend of lemon, paprika, garlic powder makes the shrimp elevate its natural flavor. For more flavor, we recommend pouring extra marinade over the shrimp before cooking. What to serve with this air fryer lemon shrimp? Check out these ideas: 

Find full details here.

2. Air Fryer Garlic Butter Shrimp

Without a doubt, the highlights of this air fryer crispy shrimp recipe are garlic and butter. 

The combination of the two ingredients adds that irresistible buttery taste to the shrimp. 

Also, this fried shrimp is more worth devouring when soaked with butter sauce. So, better not forget those!

Check out the recipe here.

3. Bacon Wrapped Shrimp in an Air Fryer

This air fryer shrimp recipe is perfect for those bacon lovers who are looking for an awesome appetizer. 

The best part? You don’t need to turn the shrimp over in the air fryer. All you need is to prep the shrimp, put them into the air fryer, and wait until it’s done! Easy-peasy, isn’t it?

Don’t forget to dunk them into your favorite sauce!

Here’s the recipe

4. Air Fryer Panko Coconut Shrimp

Every bite of this air fryer panko coconut shrimp is so yummy and crunchy that it might ultimately make you addicted to it.

Paired with sweet chili sauce, this recipe is a definite big hit at your next dinner party. 

How long to air fry the shrimp? Only about 10 minutes! As it is, you don’t have to miss those good and memorable conversations with your guests and family.  

Hurry and get the recipe here

5. Keto Old Bay Fried Shrimp

Looking for an air fryer-based recipe to add to your dinner rotation? How about this crunchy keto old bay fried shrimp?

Aside from being a great dinner rotation idea, this delectable recipe only has four ingredients to put together: shrimp, mayonnaise, old bay seasoning, and pork rinds. 

Quick tip: This old bay fried shrimp goes well with these flavored dips:

 A close-up photo of a plate of old bay fried shrimp and a salad.

6. Argentine Red Shrimp

There are two reasons why I love this recipe: It requires no breading, and it’s done in an air fryer. 

The combination of garlic powder and chili lime seasoning enhances the rich flavor of Argentine red shrimp. 

These fried shrimps are so great to add to your salad, tacos, or even pasta dishes. 

Get full details of the recipe here

7. Air Fryer Breaded Shrimp

You won’t believe this air fryer breaded shrimp recipe isn’t deeply fried, thanks to the air fryer!

The blending of panko and fine breadcrumbs give these shrimp a delicious crispy coating. While the air fryer provides a hassle-free cook time, resulting in an extra juicy and plump shrimp.

If you want to add tweaks to its flavor, you can prime the shrimps with cajun seasoning and lemon pepper.

A photo of a plate of air fried breaded shrimp, udon noodles, and vegetables.

8. Bang-Bang Shrimp

Among all recipes that call for battered shrimp in an air fryer, this one is my favorite.

The amalgam of sweet chili sauce and mayo gives these shrimps a bursting sweet-chili flavor, and right into the recipe. 

On the other hand, the panko bread crumbs provide a crispy touch to the shrimps.   

Here’s the recipe

9. Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos

Last but certainly not the least, the air fryer shrimp tacos!

These shrimp tacos are ideal for those who are looking for a recipe that should level up their taco game. 

The air fryer gives a quick cook time and makes the shrimp light. Meanwhile, the spices rubbed on the shrimp improves the delicate and sweet flavor of the seafood. 

Looking for a side dish for these air fryer shrimp tacos? Chips and guacamole are the obvious choices!

You can find the full details of the recipe here.

The bottom line

From lemon pepper shrimp, garlic butter shrimp to shrimp tacos, I hope that these incredibly tasty air fryer-inspired recipes will be added to your recipe box in no time. 

Don’t forget to pair them with tasty sides and flavored dips so you’ll appreciate your fried shrimps even more. 

Trust me, they’re worth trying! 

The BEST Ways To Cook Shrimp In The Air Fryer

The BEST Ways To Cook Shrimp In The Air Fryer

9 hassle-free air fryer shrimp recipes that are incredibly crispy and tasty


  • 1. Air fryer lemon pepper shrimp
  • 2. Air fryer garlic butter shrimp
  • 3. Bacon wrapped shrimp in an air fryer
  • 4. Air fryer panko coconut shrimp
  • 5. Keto old bay fried shrimp
  • 6. Argentine red shrimp
  • 7. Air fryer breaded shrimp
  • 8. Bang-bang shrimp
  • 9. Air fryer shrimp tacos


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A collage of air-fried shrimps, including bacon wrapped shrimp, and coated fried shrimp.

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