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Air Fryer Baked Coconut Shrimp


  • Author: Jenna
  • Prep Time: 10 m
  • Cook Time: 15 m
  • Total Time: 25 m
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Crispy coconut shrimp is a healthy appetizer that can be made in your air fryer installing of using all the greasy oil.  Serve with your favorite dipping sauce. ⠀


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Ingredients

  • 1 pound of peeled, raw and cleaned shrimp
  • 3/4 cup of shredded coconut
  • 1/3 cup of panko bread crumbs
  • 2 medium eggs
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Peel and clean the shrimp.
  2. In a small bowl beat the two eggs together.
  3. In another small dish, combine the panko bread crumbs and coconut flakes.
  4. Salt and pepper the clean shrimp.
  5. Dip the shrimp into the egg mixture, and then into the coconut/flour mixture. Repeat this step until all the shrimp are breaded.
  6. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place a wire rack on a back sheet and lay the shrimp on the wire rack.
  7. Bake the shrimp for 15 minutes at 400 degrees.
  8. Air Fryer Instructions: Place half of the shrimp in air fryer basket, and cook at 400°F until golden, 6 to 8 minutes, turning shrimp over halfway through cooking.

Notes

Smart Points: 5

  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Air Fry or Bake
  • Cuisine: Shrimp

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 252
  • Sugar: 7.84
  • Sodium: 802
  • Fat: 11.43
  • Saturated Fat: 6.76
  • Carbohydrates: 7.9
  • Fiber: 1.3
  • Protein: 35.05