Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp


  • 1 pound raw jumbo shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined (leave tail on)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour  
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened flaked coconut 
  • 1/2 cup seasoned Panko crumbs 


  1. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees.
  2. Place the flour in shallow dish.
  3. Lightly beat eggs in a second shallow dish.
  4. Stir together coconut and panko in a third shallow dish.
  5. Holding each shrimp by the tail, dredge in flour mixture, then dip in egg, followed by the coconut mixture, pressing to adhere.
  6. Place the coated shrimp on a plate, and repeat with the remaining pieces of shrimp.
  7. Place the shrimp on a piece of parchment paper inside the air fryer basket and cook for about 4 minutes.
  8. Carefully, turn the shrimp over and continue cooking until golden, about 4 more minutes.
  9. Repeat with the remaining pieces of shrimp until it’s all cooked.
  10. Serve hot with cocktail sauce.

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