Get a taste of Louisiana with this Air Fryer Blackened Shrimp Recipe! We are coating our shrimp with blackened seasoning and cooking shrimp in the air fryer. Cajun Blackened Season is a simple blend of flavorful spices that will bring the WOW to any dish!
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Cajun Shrimp Cooked In Air Fryer
I’ve already said that air fried shrimp are awesome! Just check out this Peel and Eat Air Fryer Shrimp Recipe. Air fried shrimp are quick, easy and have a great texture. We are adding loads of flavor with the Blackened Season!
What Does It Mean To Blacken Shrimp
Blackening or Blackened Season is a Cajun style seasoning made with paprika, cayenne, onion powder, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
It is a slightly spicy seasoning with a ton of flavor!
how long does it take to cook shrimp in an air fryer
That will vary depending on the size of the shrimp and your air fryer.
These shrimp are medium 31-40’s and take about 10 minutes total. Large shrimp can take 12-14 minutes. If your shrimp are small you’ll want to check them after 6 minutes.
Ingredients Needed For Cajun Air Fried Shrimp (screenshot for grocery list)
- Peeled, Deveined 31-40 Shrimp
- Onion Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Dried Oregano
- Smoked Paprika
- Himalayan or Sea Salt
How To Cook Cajun Shrimp In Air Fryer
- Mix spices, salt and pepper.
- In large bowl, coat thawed shrimp with oil then sprinkle seasoning over the shrimp. Toss to evenly coat. Transfer to greased air fryer basket.
- Air fry shrimp at 400ºF for 5 minutes. Toss and air fry 4-6 minutes more or until shrimp are cooked though.
- Serve with lemon wedges and fresh chopped parsley.
What To Serve With Cajun Shrimp
Cajun Shrimp go well with rice or pasta. Here are a few more side dish ideas to serve alongside:
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 131Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 106mgSodium: 740mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 0gProtein: 12g
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Nutritional information on TAFR is provided as a courtesy and is approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site.