Air Fryer Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Air Fryer Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Garlic Shrimp with lemon! The gently spicy lemon-garlic marinade that permeates every mouthful of this recipe is what makes it so flavorful. The grilled shrimp are perfect to start a dinner party or to be presented with cocktails. Want to add some spice? After the shrimp are cooled, prepare a homemade cocktail sauce for dipping. You could also mix leftovers into spaghetti or serve the shrimp over a Cobb salad.

Since shrimp should be cooked as rapidly as possible, using an air fryer is a great way to ensure that the shrimp are cooked evenly and have a perfectly tender inside. This recipe for shrimp cooked in an air fryer is a wonderful option if you’re searching for something quick, simple, and healthy because it doesn’t require breading.


  1. one large clove of garlic, chopped or grated
  2. One tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  3. 1-tsp fresh lemon juice
  4. Half a teaspoon of Italian spice
  5. Crushed red pepper flakes, 1/4 teaspoon
  6. 1½ teaspoons kosher salt
  7. 1/4 tsp. sauce of Worcestershire
  8. One pound of big, peeled tail-on shrimp (21/25 per pound)
  9. Sliced thinly into half-moons, one lemon, seeds removed
  10. 2 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley


 Step 1:

  • Garlic, oil, lemon juice, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, salt, and Worcestershire sauce should all be combined in a big bowl. Toss to coat after adding the shrimp and lemon slices.

Step 2:

  • Arrange the shrimp and lemon slices in an air fryer basket in a single layer, working in batches (do not overcrowd). Cook for 4 to 6 minutes at 400° until the shrimp are opaque and fully cooked.

Step 3:

  • Arrange lemon slices and shrimp on a plate. Add parsley on top
  • Place the lemon slices and shrimp on a dish. Add parsley on top.

Prepare Ahead:

  • You can marinate shrimp and lemon slices for one hour. Shut off and rest.
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