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Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

This recipe for keto friendly air fryer coconut shrimp is simple and easy to make and made with just a handful of ingredients.
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 199 kcal


  • Air Fryer


  • 25 large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 3/4 cup coconut flakes unsweetened
  • 3 eggs 
  • 1 tbsp ground black pepper 
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika 
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Preheat the Air Fryer to 390 degrees Fahrenheit. Prepare the air fryer basket with non stick cooking spray.
  • Arrange three bowls. Add the coconut flour, paprika, salt and pepper to one bowl. Coconut flakes to the second bowl, and beaten eggs in the third bowl.
  • Dip the shrimp into the coconut flour mixture, then dip into the egg mixture, and finally into the coconut flakes. Set aside on a wire rack until you've finished with all of the shrimp
  • Add the coconut shrimp in a single layer into the prepared air fryer basket and cook for 10-12 minutes at 390 degrees Fahrenheit. Flip the shrimp halfway through.
  • Remove when golden brown and serve immediately.


Calories: 199kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 10gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 483mgPotassium: 149mgFiber: 6gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 93IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 45mgIron: 2mg

*Nutritional information is a calculated guesstimate. Please note that this can change with different brands and modifications you may make to the recipe. For the most accurate information, use a nutritional calculator with the exact brands and measurements you're using with each recipe.

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