Keto Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

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Shrimp is one of the easiest things to cook in your air fryer, ditch the pan and get insanely crispy coconut shrimp in just minutes with this keto friendly recipe, guaranteed to become your next favorite dish and a family hit.

Keto Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time20 mins
 ½ lb tail-on large shrimp
 1 egg, beaten
 ½ cup shredded coconut
 1 tsp garlic powder
 ½ tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp onion powder
 ¼ tsp salt
1

Place the shredded coconut into a bowl and mix in the garlic powder, paprika, onion powder and salt, and then beat the egg in a different bowl. Place the bowls next to each other.

2

Use a cooking spray oil to coat the bottom of the air fryer basket.

3

Next, place a shrimp into the bowl with the beaten egg and coat it completely. Transfer it to the bowl with the shredded coconut and coat completely. Immediately place the coconut shrimp into the air fryer basket.

4

Repeat step 3 until the air fryer basket is full in one layer with the shrimp. Shrimp can be slightly touching, but don’t pack them in super tightly. You will need to cook them in 2 batches.

5

Cook on 350 degrees F. for 10 minutes.

6

When the air fryer is done, use tongs to carefully remove each shrimp. To easily remove, slip one side of the tongs under the coconut shrimp first before pulling up and removing.

7

Serve with cocktail sauce or Pineapple Thai sauce

Recipe nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 359
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g31%
Sodium 902mg38%
Total Carbohydrate 5g2%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 1.7g
Protein 30g60%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 ½ lb tail-on large shrimp
 1 egg, beaten
 ½ cup shredded coconut
 1 tsp garlic powder
 ½ tsp paprika
 ¼ tsp onion powder
 ¼ tsp salt

Directions

1

Place the shredded coconut into a bowl and mix in the garlic powder, paprika, onion powder and salt, and then beat the egg in a different bowl. Place the bowls next to each other.

2

Use a cooking spray oil to coat the bottom of the air fryer basket.

3

Next, place a shrimp into the bowl with the beaten egg and coat it completely. Transfer it to the bowl with the shredded coconut and coat completely. Immediately place the coconut shrimp into the air fryer basket.

4

Repeat step 3 until the air fryer basket is full in one layer with the shrimp. Shrimp can be slightly touching, but don’t pack them in super tightly. You will need to cook them in 2 batches.

5

Cook on 350 degrees F. for 10 minutes.

6

When the air fryer is done, use tongs to carefully remove each shrimp. To easily remove, slip one side of the tongs under the coconut shrimp first before pulling up and removing.

7

Serve with cocktail sauce or Pineapple Thai sauce

Keto Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp