This ultra-quick air-fryer shrimp recipe is perfect for an easy weeknight dinner—or add it to pasta or use as a salad topper. More crushed red pepper sprinkled on after cooking adds a kick.

EatingWell.com, June 2022

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Credit: Jacob Fox

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F. Combine shrimp, oil, lemon juice, garlic, crushed red pepper and salt in a medium bowl; toss to mix well.

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  • Transfer the shrimp to the fryer basket with a slotted spoon. Cook until the shrimp turn pink and opaque, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish; sprinkle with chives and additional crushed red pepper, if desired. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

about 7 shrimp
164 calories; protein 23g; carbohydrates 1g; fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 1g; cholesterol 183mg; vitamin a iu 127IU; vitamin c 4mg; vitamin e iu 1IU; folate 3mg; vitamin k 2mg; sodium 281mg; calcium 77mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 41mg; phosphorus 247mg; potassium 320mg; zinc 2mg; omega 6 fatty acid 1g.
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