Air-Fried Shrimp with Sriracha Mayonnaise

Air-Fried Shrimp with Sriracha Mayonnaise

43 mins total time

35 mins active time


Makes 18



For the shrimp:

  • ¼ cup (1¼ oz) all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ cups (3¼ oz) panko breadcrumbs
  • 18 (26 oz) large uncooked shrimps

    peeled, deveined with tails intact

  • Cooking oil spray

For the sriracha mayonnaise:

  • ⅓ cup (2½ oz) mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 2 tsp Thai sweet chili sauce
  • ½ tsp grated lime zest

To serve:

  • 2 green onions

    thinly sliced

  • Grated lime zest
  • Lime wedge


  • 1To prepare the shrimp, place put the flour and cayenne pepper in a bowl and stir to combine.
  • 2Whisk the eggs together in a shallow dish.
  • 3Put the breadcrumbs in a bowl.
  • 4Working with one shrimp at a time, coat the shrimp in the cayenne flour mixture, dusting off any excess, dip in the egg then crumbs, pressing on the crumbs to secure. Place on a plate. Continue until all the prawns are coated. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to air fry.
  • 5To make the sriracha mayonnaise, whisk the mayonnaise, sriracha and chili sauce together until smooth. Stir in the lime zest. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 6Preheat the oven. Select AIRFRY/SUPER CONVECTION/425°F/5 minutes and press start.
  • 7Place the shrimp in the air fry basket, ensuring they are not touching each other.
  • 8Spray the shrimp with the oil to coat. Turn the shrimp and spray the other side.
  • 9Once preheated, place the basket in the AIR FRY position and cook for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the basket from the oven, turn the shrimp over and return to the oven. Select AIRFRY/SUPER CONVECTION/425°F/3 minutes and press start.
  • 10Transfer the shrimp to a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of the sriracha mayonnaise and toss gently to coat.
  • 11Place the shrimp on a serving platter. Garnish with green onions and lime zest. Serve with the remaining sriracha mayonnaise and lime wedges.

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