Air fryer shrimp are sweet, slightly firm and wonderfully delicious. The air fryer gives you perfectly cooked al dente shrimp in under 10 minutes. An easy and magnificent shrimp dinner is right at your finger tips.
1poundraw large 31/35 count shrimp, peeled and deveined
Preheat the air fryer to 400°F.
Cut the lemon in half. From half of the lemon, squeeze 1 tablespoon lemon juice into a medium bowl. Cut the remaining lemon into wedges and set aside.
Add the minced garlic, oil, Old Bay Seasoning, celery seed, red chili flakes and salt, mixing well. Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels and add them to the mixture. Toss the shrimp in the seasoning mixture to coat evenly.
Arrange the shrimp in the air fryer basket. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and transparent.
Transfer shrimp to a serving platter. Serve with the lemon wedges.
Air fryer shrimp can be served warm or chilled.The serving size in this recipe is calculated as a main course serving of 4 ounces per person. If you plan to serve the shrimp as an appetizer, allow for 3 to 4 shrimp per person or about 10 servings.Thaw frozen shrimp in the refrigerator overnight. An alternative is to place the shrimp in ice water, changing the water frequently, until thawed. Do not defrost the shrimp in a microwave.Substitutions:
Use extra large 26/30 count shrimp in place of the large shrimp. You may need to add 1 to 2 minutes to the cooking time.