Recipes and Cooking Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Be the first to rate & review! Enjoy a restaurant-quality shrimp feast from the comfort of your home with this easy air-fryer recipe. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on March 28, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Cook Time: 4 mins Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 24 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 24 to 28 shrimp Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells Nonstick cooking spray ¼ cup cornstarch 2 egg whites 1 tablespoon water 2 ½ cup flaked coconut ½ cup Asian sweet chili sauce ½ cup green onions, sliced (optional) Directions Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. Chill until needed. Coat air-fryer basket with cooking spray. Preheat air fryer at 400°F. Place cornstarch in a shallow dish. In a second shallow dish whisk together egg whites and the water. Place coconut in a third shallow dish. Dip shrimp into cornstarch and egg white mixture, then into coconut, turning to coat. Working in batches, arrange shrimp in prepared basket. Cook 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and coconut is toasted. Garnish with green onions, if desired. Serve with Asian chili sauce. Jason Donnelly Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 399 Calories 16g Fat 45g Carbs 23g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 399 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 14g 70% Cholesterol 159mg 53% Sodium 485mg 21% Total Carbohydrate 45g 16% Total Sugars 18g Protein 23g Calcium 71mg 5% Iron 1.5mg 8% Potassium 446mg 9% Folate, total 4.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.