Air-Fried Crumbed Shrimp with Sriracha Mayonnaise
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Air-Fried Crumbed Shrimp with Sriracha Mayonnaise

Shrimp is coated in panko crumbs and air-fried producing a deliciously crunchy coating and served with a sriracha and lime-flavored mayonnaise.
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro
the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro Product Details

the Smart Oven® Air Fryer Pro

+1 more appliance


1 hr 30 mins total time

20 mins active time


Serves 4-6



For the shrimp

  • all-purpose flour icon
    ¼ cup (1 oz) all-purpose flour
  • cayenne pepper icon
    ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • large egg icon
    2 large eggs
  • panko breadcrumbs icon
    1½ cups (3 oz) panko breadcrumbs
  • large peeled and deveined raw shrimp with tails intact icon
    1 lb large peeled and deveined raw shrimp with tails intact

    (approximately 20)

  • Cooking spray icon
    Cooking spray
  • green onion icon
    2 green onions

    thinly sliced

For the sriracha mayonnaise

  • mayonnaise icon
    ⅓ cup (2½ oz) mayonnaise
  • sriracha icon
    1 tbsp sriracha
  • Thai sweet chili sauce icon
    2 tsp Thai sweet chili sauce
  • lime icon
    1 lime


  • 1Combine the flour and cayenne pepper. Whisk the eggs in a separate bowl. Place the breadcrumbs in another bowl.
  • 2Place a quarter of the shrimp in the flour and toss to coat, shaking off the excess. Dip into the eggs and toss in the breadcrumbs. Repeat with the remaining shrimp. Place in a single layer in a dish.
  • 3Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. This sets the coating, helping it to stick to the shrimp during cooking. Meanwhile, make the sriracha mayonnaise.
  • 4Place the mayonnaise, sriracha and chili sauce in a bowl. Using a microplane, grate over half the lime zest and whisk. Cover and refrigerate until required.
  • 5Set the oven to Air Fry, Super Convection, 430°F, for 7 minutes and press Start to preheat. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.  
  • 6Arrange the shrimp in a single layer, evenly spaced apart, in the air fry basket. Spray both sides with cooking spray.
  • 7Once preheated, place the basket in rack position 3 and cook for 7 minutes.
  • 8The shrimp should be golden and crisp. If not, give them a few more minutes. 
  • 9Transfer the shrimp to a large bowl. Add 3 tablespoons of the sriracha mayonnaise and the green onions.
  • 10Grate the remaining lime zest over the shrimp and serve with the remaining sriracha mayonnaise.
Hors d'oeuvr/Appetizers
Dairy Free

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