How to Make Buffalo Shrimp in an Air Fryer
What You Need
Making Buffalo shrimp in an air fryer is a quick and easy way to enjoy this tasty dish. Before you start, you’ll need a few simple ingredients:
- 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons paprika
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup buffalo sauce
How to Make Buffalo Shrimp
Step 1: Prep the Shrimp
The first step is to get your shrimp ready for frying. Start by washing and drying the shrimp, then use a sharp knife to remove the tails. Once the tails are removed, the shrimp should be ready to go.
Step 2: Mix the Batter
In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the flour, garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper. Whisk together until everything is evenly combined.
Step 3: Coat the Shrimp
Next, dip the shrimp into the batter, making sure to coat them evenly. Once the shrimp are coated, place them on a plate or baking sheet.
Step 4: Fry the Shrimp
Preheat your air fryer to 400°F and add the shrimp. Cook for about 6 minutes, flipping them halfway through. Once cooked, remove the shrimp from the air fryer and place them on a plate.
Step 5: Add the Buffalo Sauce
Once the shrimp are cooked, it’s time to add the buffalo sauce. Place the shrimp in a bowl and pour the buffalo sauce over them. Toss the shrimp until they are evenly coated with the sauce.
Step 6: Enjoy!
Your Buffalo shrimp is now ready to be enjoyed! Serve the shrimp with your favorite side dishes and enjoy!