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air fried shrimp on a blue plate with a lemon wedge and sauce in a bowl.
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5 from 5 votes

Air Fryer Shrimp

These crispy air fryer shrimp are made with just 4 ingredients and cooked in under 5 minutes! The ultimate crowd pleaser and very easy to make.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time4 minutes
Total Time14 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4


  • air fryer


  • 1 lb raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp old bay seasoning use 1 1/4 tsp if you want extra flavor
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted


  • Melt the butter in a small bowl in the microwave. Peel and devein the shrimp.
  • Mix the old bay seasoning and breadcrumbs. Dip the shrimp in butter and then coat it with the seasoned breadcrumbs on both sides and the back of the shrimp as well. Shake off any excell breadcrumbs.
  • Preheat the air fryer to 400 degrees F.
  • Spray the shrimp with nonstick cooking spray and cook for 4 minutes.


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 316mg | Sodium: 1080mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 221mg | Iron: 4mg