How To Cook Fried Shrimp In An Air Fryer

Air Fryer Fried Shrimp with a Parmesan Crust
Air Fryer Fried Shrimp with a Parmesan Crust

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!

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