Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp

Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp

Air Fried Coconut Shrimp

40 Mins
  • 1/2-pound uncooked large shrimp
  • 30gsweetened shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • Dash Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • For the Sauce:
  • 60g apricot preserves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes


Preheat air fryer to 375°. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on.


In a shallow bowl, toss coconut with breadcrumbs. In another shallow bowl, whisk egg whites, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Place flour in a third shallow bowl.


Dip shrimp in flour to coat lightly; shake off excess. Dip in egg white mixture, then in coconut mixture, patting to help coating adhere.


Place shrimp in a single layer on greased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook 4 minutes; turn shrimp and continue cooking until coconut is lightly browned and shrimp turn pink, another 4 minutes.


Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients in a small saucepan; cook and stir over medium-low heat until preserves are melted. Serve shrimp immediately with sauce.

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