Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp


– 1 lb. extra-large or jumbo shrimp, raw, with tails, peeled & deveined – 1/2 c. all purpose flour – 1 egg – 3/4 c. light coconut milk – 3/4 c. panko or seasoned bread crumbs – 1 c. unsweetened, flaked coconut – 1/4 tsp. salt – 1/4 tsp. pepper


Step 1

Place raw shrimp on a sheet pan and pat dry with paper towels.

Step 2

Create three bowls for dredging the shrimp: first bowl, stir together the flour, salt and pepper. Second bowl, whisk together the coconut milk and egg. Third bowl, combine the bread crumbs and coconut.

Step 3

Holding on to the tail of a shrimp, first dip into the flour mixture and coat fully. Next, dip into the milk mixture. Lastly, dip into the coconut/bread crumb mixture, coating the shrimp, and leaving the tail uncoated.

Step 4

Place each coated shrimp on a clean pan or plate. Preheat your air fryer to 350 degrees.

Step 5

Placing 6-8 shrimp into the bottom of your air fryer in a single layer, cook at 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes or until shrimp are golden brown.

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