Air Fryer Cajun Fried Shrimp Recipe

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Air Fryer Cajun Fried Shrimp Recipe


  • ½ pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried leaf thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • teaspoon pepper
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ to 1 cup cornmeal
  • non-stick cooking spray


  1. Rinse the shrimp under cold water
  2. Pat dry with paper towels
  3. In a medium bowl, beat the egg with the salt, cayenne, garlic powder, thyme, oregano and black pepper until frothy
  4. On separate sheets of wax paper, place the flour and cornmeal
  5. Dredge the shrimp in the flour
  6. Using a fork, dip the shrimp into the seasoned egg mixture and coat in the cornmeal
  7. Place the shrimp on a wire rack set over a baking sheet
  8. Repeat until all shrimp are coated
  9. Place 6 shrimp in the basket and spritz with oil
  10. Put the basket and pan into the AIR FRYER
  11. Set temperature to 400 degrees and set time to 10 minutes
  12. Once cooking is complete, remove
  13. Repeat with remaining shrimp

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