Air Fryer Popcorn Shrimp
These are fun to make and yummy to eat with the youngsters! Line up a few Cindy’s Kitchen dipping sauces, or serve with good ‘ole, never-fail ketchup with a side of fries!
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- 12 oz shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 egg
- 1 cup panko bread crumbs
- 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- nonstick cooking spray
- Place shrimp in a large bowl. Sprinkle flour over the top and toss until shrimp are evenly coated in flour. Beat egg in a separate bowl. Combine panko bread crumbs, paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a third bowl.
- Dip each flour-coated shrimp in egg, toss in panko mixture, and place on a baking sheet. Let rest for 5 minutes while the air fryer is preheating.
- Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 5 minutes.
- Spray the basket of the air fryer with cooking spray. Arrange 1/2 of the shrimp in the basket. Mist the top of each shrimp with cooking spray.
- Cook for 4 minutes. Using tongs, flip each shrimp over and mist any chalky spots with cooking spray. Cook 4 minutes more. Repeat with remaining shrimp.