Frozen Tempura Shrimp in Air Fryer

YieldPreparation timeCook timeTotal time
2 servings 0 minutes 7 minutes 7 minutes

If you love seafood, this is a great way to eat fast, deliciously, and without hassle. Go to the store, pick your favorite brand of tempura shrimp, and enjoy your frozen tempura shrimp in the air fryer.

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of frozen tempura shrimp

Equipment

Instructions

1. Preheat your air fryer at 380ºF (193ºC).

2. Put the frozen tempura shrimp in the air fryer and cook for 6-8 minutes. It’s not necessary to thaw them. According to the air fryer you have, cooking times may vary.

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

4. Serve with a dipping sauce.

Can you cook frozen tempura 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.

How to cook frozen tempura shrimp in the air fryer?

Follow the next steps to fry frozen tempura shrimp:

  1. Preheat the air fryer at 380ºF (193ºC).
  2. Remove the tempura shrimp from the package.
  3. Place them in the air fryer basket without defrosting.
  4. Cook for 6-8 minutes, then turn them halfway through to ensure even cooking.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

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

  • SeaPak, oven crispy tempura shrimp.
  • Tiger Thai, tempura shrimp, jumbo.
  • Aqua Star, tempura shrimp.
  • Mrs. Friday’s, tempura shrimp.
  • Waterfront bistro, tempura shrimp with sweet soy dipping sauce.
  • Dynasty, gluten-free tempura batter mix.
  • The really great food, gluten-free tempura batter mix.
  • Trader Joe’s, tempura shrimp with soy dipping sauce.

How long to cook frozen tempura shrimp?

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 380ºF (193ºC), it might take 6-8 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.


Cooking chart

The following instructions apply to raw or frozen 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 tempura shrimp.

Frozen Tempura Shrimp in Air Fryer

If you love seafood, this is a great way to eat fast, deliciously, and without hassle. Go to the store, pick your favorite brand of tempura shrimp, and enjoy your frozen tempura shrimp in the air fryer.
Prep Time0 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Japanese
Keyword: air fried, air fryer, shrimp
Servings: 2
Calories: 210kcal

Equipment

  • Air fryer

Ingredients

  • 1 bag frozen tempura shrimp

Instructions

  • Preheat your air fryer at 380ºF (193ºC).
  • Put the frozen tempura shrimp in the air fryer and cook for 6-8 minutes. It's not necessary to thaw them. According to the air fryer you have, cooking times may vary.
  • Turn the tempura shrimp over halfway through cooking with tongs or gently shake the basket. Maintain an eye on the process.
  • e 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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