Air fryer shrimp

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 8 minutes

Servings: 2-4

Difficulty Level: Easy


  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish
  • Lemon wedges for serving


  1. Preheat Air Fryer:
    • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Prepare the Shrimp:
    • In a bowl, toss the shrimp with olive oil, minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, paprika, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper. Ensure the shrimp are well-coated.
  3. Arrange in the Air Fryer Basket:
    • Place the marinated shrimp in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Avoid overcrowding to ensure even cooking.
  4. Air Fry:
    • Cook the shrimp in the preheated air fryer for 8 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through to ensure even cooking.
  5. Check for Doneness:
    • The shrimp are done when they are opaque and cooked through.
  6. Garnish:
    • Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley over the cooked shrimp for added freshness and color.
  7. Serve:
    • Transfer the air-fried shrimp to a serving plate and serve with lemon wedges on the side.
  8. Enjoy Your Air Fryer Shrimp!
    • Enjoy these flavorful and juicy air-fried shrimp as a quick and delicious appetizer or main dish.


  • You can customize the seasoning according to your taste preferences. Add a pinch of cayenne pepper for a spicy kick.
  • Serve the shrimp over a bed of rice, pasta, or a fresh salad for a complete meal.
  • Adjust the cooking time based on the size of the shrimp. Larger shrimp may require a couple of extra minutes.

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