How to Cook Fried Shrimp in an Air Fryer
What You Need
To get started, you will need the following ingredients and supplies:
- 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- Air fryer
Step 1: Prepare the Shrimp
In a medium-sized bowl, combine the flour, garlic powder, paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
In a separate bowl, whisk together the buttermilk and canola oil. Set aside.
Add the shrimp to the flour mixture and toss until evenly coated. Next, dip the shrimp into the buttermilk mixture and let it sit for 5 minutes.
Step 2: Air Fry the Shrimp
Preheat your air fryer to 375°F. Once the air fryer is preheated, add the shrimp in batches and cook for 8 minutes. Remove the cooked shrimp from the air fryer and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
Your fried shrimp is now ready to be served. Enjoy it with your favorite dipping sauce or a side salad. Enjoy!