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Coconut Shrimp in Your Air Fryer

You can make coconut shrimp that is just as tasty as what you order in a restaurant at home in your air fryer. It's easy to do.

This is my low-carb, keto-friendly recipe for coconut shrimp in your air fryer. Make it for a main dish or appetizer.

This is my low-carb, keto-friendly recipe for coconut shrimp in your air fryer. Make it for a main dish or appetizer.

This recipe is made to be low carb and keto-friendly because I like to eat a lot of shrimp and don't want to feel guilty about it.

You can easily adapt this recipe to a standard recipe by using all-purpose flour in place of the coconut flour and replacing the crushed pork rinds with panko bread crumbs.

I like to serve my coconut shrimp with a choice of sauces. Purchase a Thai chili sauce in the Asian foods section of your grocery store. It will be a little sweet with a little heat. This will not be a low-carb
sauce.

The other sauce I like is just a mixture of mayonnaise and sriracha sauce. The amounts are just to your taste. This is a low-carb sauce option.


Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp (Low-Carb and Keto-Friendly)

Serves two-four


Ingredients: 

This is a low-carb, keto-friendly recipe for coconut shrimp in your air fryer. Make it for a main dish or appetizer.
  • jumbo shrimp, thawed, as many as you like (ingredients below are for 1 pound)
  • 2 eggs

The Breading

  • 1/2 cup coconut flour 
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut 
  • 1/2 cup crushed pork rinds
  • (1 tsp. of seasoning mix, below)  

The Seasoning Mix

  • 1 tsp. Himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder 
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika 
  • pinch of cayenne pepper, optional

Directions

Thaw your shrimp and remove the shell.

Combine the ingredients for the seasoning mix. Set aside.

Prepare the breading.   Mix the coconut flour with one teaspoon of the seasoning mix. Set aside. Mix the pork rinds and coconut with one teaspoon of the seasoning mix. Set aside.

Beat the eggs in a bowl with a little water.

Toss the shrimp in the coconut flour mixture.  Dip the shrimp, one at a time, in the egg, then coat with the coconut mixture. Place on a dish. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or more.

Cook in your air fryer according to the seafood setting.

Enjoy with one of the sauces mentioned above.


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