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Shrimp

Keto Air Fryer Shrimp & Sweet Chili Sauce


  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4-5 servings 1x

Description

These Keto Air Fryer Shrimp are so crispy and delicious you won’t believe they’re healthy. To top these off, I dip them in my homemade Keto Sweet Chili Sauce. This combo is so amazing is will leave you craving it weekly. The Shrimp is Whole30, Keto and Paleo. 


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Ingredients

Shrimp

  • 1.5 lbs uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 1/3 cups almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp parsley
  • 1 large egg, beaten

Chili Sauce

  • 1 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1/2 cup powdered sweetener (Swerve or Monk Fruit)
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum

Instructions

Air Fryer Shrimp

  1. Preheat air fryer to 380 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, add the almond flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, parsley, and salt/pepper and mix together. 
  3. In a small bowl, add the beaten egg.
  4. Dip each shrimp in the egg then the flour mixture. Place on a plate until all shrimp are completely coated.
  5.  Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray and add the shrimp in to where they are not touching (You may have to cook in 2 batches).
  6.  Spray the top of the shrimp with cooking spray and set the air fryer to 380F and cook for 9-10 minutes making sure to flip the shrimp halfway through. Once flipped,  spray the shrimp with another round of cooking spray. 

Sweet Chili Sauce

  1.  In a small sauce pan, add all of the sauce ingredients except the xanthan gum
  2. Heat over medium/high heat and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and add in the xanthan gum and stir until combined. 
  4. Add to a jar and store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. 

Notes

  • I usually use a 2 step process for coating my shrimp. However, if you want a thicker coating, feel free to double dip the shrimp. Dip the shrimp in the egg then the flour mixture and repeat the process.
  • Nutrition is calculated without the sauce. It is for the shrimp ONLY.
  • Category: Appetizer/Sauce/Entree
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: Keto/Paleo

Nutrition

  • Calories: 290
  • Sugar: 1
  • Sodium: 395
  • Fat: 6
  • Carbohydrates: 6
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 31
  • Cholesterol: 219

Keywords: Air Fryer Shrimp, Air Fryer Shrimp, Keto, Whole30, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo