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plate full of cooked shrimp

Air Fryer Shrimp

  • Author: Sloan
  • Total Time: 11 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This simple 10-minute meal is prepped and cooked completely in the air fryer making this a quick meal any night of the week. Serve this easy Keto and Whole30 Air Fryer Shrimp with a simple salad or veggie for a quick meal. 


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  • 1.5 pounds raw Shrimp - peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon Oil - extra virgin, coconut, or avocado
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Seasoning - Cajun, Lemon Pepper, Salt and Pepper, or Old Bay


  1. Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels to remove any excess moisture.
  2. Toss the shrimp in cooking oil and seasonings - you can do this step in the air fryer basket or a separate bowl.
  3. Place the shrimp in a single layer and cook at 400 degrees for 5 minutes for medium shrimp or 10-15 minutes for jumbo. The shrimp are fully cooked when they become opaque.
  4. Serve right away or store in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. 


See notes above for an easy Chili-Lime seasoning for the shrimp!

  • Prep Time: 1 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American

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