Frozen Breaded Shrimp in Air Fryer

YieldPreparation timeCook timeTotal time
2 servings 0 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes

Here is an easy and quick air fryer frozen breaded shrimp recipe. This is one of my favorite seafood dishes. The only thing you need to do is go to the store and purchase the product you prefer or take the frozen shrimp that you prepared at home, then spend a few minutes preparing this tasty dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of frozen breaded shrimp

If you desire, choose sweet or hot dipping sauce to serve.

Equipment

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Instructions

1. Spritz the air fryer basket with oil.

2. Preheat your air fryer at 350ºF (177ºC).

3. Put the frozen breaded shrimp in the air fryer and cook for 10 minutes. It’s not necessary to thaw them.

4. Turn the breaded shrimp over halfway through cooking with tongs or gently shake the basket. Maintain an eye on the process.

5. Serve with a dipping sauce.

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How long to air fry frozen breaded shrimp?

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You need to consider the power of your air fryer since even at the same temperature, the results can differ from one model to another. The cooking time of shrimp is shorter than that of other frozen foods. For instance, at 350ºF (177ºC), it might take 10 minutes. If you would like more details, please see the cooking chart below for specific brands of air fryers.

When frying, large or popcorn shrimp may require different cooking times based on their size.

Can you cook frozen breaded shrimp in the air fryer?

Yes, you can cook frozen shrimp in an air fryer either raw or precooked. In the air fryer, shrimp are very easy to cook as with any frozen food. It’s the easiest way to re-heat frozen shrimp, and you’ll be amazed by how fast and clean it is.

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How to air fry frozen breaded shrimp?

Follow the next steps for air fryer frozen breaded shrimp:

  1. Remove the breaded shrimp from the freezer.
  2. Place them in the air fryer without defrosting at 350ºF (177ºC).
  3. Cook for 10 minutes, then turn them halfway through to ensure even cooking.
  4. For crunchy shrimp, check when the outside becomes golden brown.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

If you would like to purchase frozen breaded shrimp at the supermarket, here are some brands and products to choose from:

  • SeaPak, breaded butterfly shrimp.
  • SeaPak, jumbo coconut shrimp.
  • SeaPak, popcorn shrimp with oven crispy breading.
  • Gorton’s, crispy butterfly shrimp club pack.
  • Aqua Star, coconut breaded shrimp.
  • Kirkland, breaded panko shrimp.

Cooking chart for raw and frozen breaded shrimp

ModelCooking timeTemperature
Ninja Foodi5 minutesPreheat 400ºF (204ºC)
Ninja foodi XL Pro air fryer ovenfrozen
15 minutes
frozen
400ºF (204ºC)
Philips Airfryer XXL (HD9630)5 minutes
6-8 minutes
390ºF (199ºC)
400ºF (204ºC)
Philips Airfryer XXLfrozen
10 minutes
frozen
350ºF (177ºC)
Nuwave Brio 14Q6 minutesPreheat 390ºF (199ºC)
Nuwave Brio XL8 minutesPreheat 375ºF (190ºC)
Nuwave Brio, digitalfrozen
10 minutes
frozen
Preheat 350ºF (177ºC)
Gourmia2-3 minutesPreheat 350ºF (177ºC)
Gowise USA4 minutes350ºF (177ºC)
Gowise USA GW22639 3.7 qtfrozen
15 minutes
frozen
330ºF (165ºC)
Deluxe Pampered Chef8 minutesset bake
Power XL12 minutesPreheat 320ºF (160ºC)
Power XLfrozen
8 minutes
frozen
340ºF (171ºC)
Power XLfrozen jumbo
12 minutes
390ºF (199ºC)
Kalorik7-8 minutes380ºF (193ºC)
Zenchef AF1010 minutes
20 minutes
350ºF (177ºC)
320ºF (160ºC)
Chefman6-8 minutesPreheat 390ºF (199ºC)
Cuisinart10 minutes385ºF (196ºC)
Cosori8 minutesPreheat 350ºF (177ºC)
Cosori 5.8 qtfrozen
15 minutes
frozen
Preheat 370ºF (188ºC)
Emeril Lagasse 5.3 quart6 minutes370ºF (188ºC)
Kmart AF701 (*prawns)15-20 minutes320ºF (160ºC)
Models, times and temps for air fryer frozen breaded shrimp.

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Air Fryer Frozen Breaded Shrimp

Here is an easy and quick recipe for one of my favorite seafood dishes. The only thing you need to do is go to the store and purchase the product you prefer or take the frozen shrimp that you prepared at home, then spend a few minutes preparing this tasty dish.
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, frozen food, seafood, shrimp
Servings: 2
Calories: 140kcal

Equipment

  • Digital air fryer

Ingredients

  • 1 bag frozen breaded shrimp

Instructions

  • Spritz the air fryer basket with oil.
  • Preheat your air fryer at 350ºF (177ºC).
  • Put the frozen breaded shrimp in the air fryer and cook for 10 minutes. It's not necessary to thaw them.
  • Turn the breaded shrimp over halfway through cooking with tongs or gently shake the basket. Maintain an eye on the process.
  • Serve with a dipping sauce.

Notes

Calories were estimated using an online nutrition calculator. As a rough guide, it is not intended to replace the advice of a professional dietitian. The exact values can vary depending on the exact ingredients used.

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