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Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp Recipe

Lyne Proulx
If you love tropical flavour of fried coconut shrimps, you’re going to like that you can omit the fat in our Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp recipe!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 16 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 2 servings
Calories 466 kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 16 oz large shrimp about 16 to 20, peeled to the tail
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup Panko
  • 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • spray can of olive oil


  • Set the shrimp on a flat surface that is covered with paper towels.
  • Pat the shrimp dry
  • Place the eggs in a shallow dish whisk.
  • Add your Panko, coconut, and seasonings in a separate bowl.
  • Mix to combine
  • Pre-heat the air fryer to 400F.
  • Dredge each shrimp first in the egg mixture, and finally press it into the breadcrumb-coconut mixture to coat all sides.
  • Place 1/2 the shrimp in the air fryer and cook about 3 minutes. Turn shrimp over and continue cooking until golden, about 3 minutes more.
  • Place the shrimp on a plate and set to the side.
  • Air-fry the shrimp in two batches.


Calories: 466kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 53gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 572mgSodium: 2513mgPotassium: 391mgFiber: 5gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 104IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 365mgIron: 6mg
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