Coconut Shrimp



I am in love with my air fryer! I have been using it almost every day for our family meals because it cooks faster than a conventional oven and clean up is minimal. I have been using it for roasting a variety of veggies such as sweet bell peppers, cabbage, green beans, broccoli, as well as chicken breasts, pork chops, steak and now shrimp! They are definitely worth the investment!


For this shrimp recipe, I used a combination of almond flour, unsweetened coconut flakes and spices. Feel free to change out the spices to the spices of your choice!


Dip the shrimp in egg whites. Then place the shrimp in the almond flour coconut mixture. I used a medium sized bowl and tossed the shrimp around until it was coated as evenly as possible. Then place the shrimp in the air fryer. Spray lightly with cooking spray. Cook at 400 degrees for 4 min and then flip the shrimp to the other side. Spray lightly with cooking spray and cook for an additional 4 more min. Delicious lightly breaded shrimp without all the oil! I served it with 2 tbsp of Trader Joes Green Goddess Dressing as 1 Condiment! Sooo delicious! Enjoy!


Air Fried Coconut Shrimp

Ingredients:
9 ounces raw shrimp, shell and tails removed (1 Leanest Lean)
1 1/2 tbsp almond flour (1 Healthy Fat)
1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut (1 Healthy Fat)
1 tsp McCormick Perfect Pinch Fiesta Citrus salt free seasoning (2 Condiments)
1 egg white

Directions:
Combine almond flour, unsweetened coconut, and seasonings in medium sized bowl. 
Dip raw shrimp in egg white and add to a almond flour coconut mixture and toss to coat.
Place shrimp in air fryer and spray lightly with cooking spray. 
Cook for 400 degrees for 4 min.
Open the basket and flip shrimp to the other side.
Spray lightly with cooking spray.
Cook for an additional 4 min or until crisp.
Do not over cook shrimp or they will be dry.
I sprinkled Trader Joe's 21 Seasoning Salute over cooked shrimp to finish it off. Enjoy!

1 Serving with 1 Leanest Lean, 2 Healthy Fats, and 3 Condiments

*You could also bake the shrimp at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 min, flipping halfway through.



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