Air Fryer Shrimp with Garlic Butter

Air Fryer Shrimp with Garlic Butter

Every time, these shrimp cooked in the air turn out wonderfully juicy and tender! They take less than ten minutes to prepare and are covered in a decadent garlic butter sauce. For the ideal meal, enjoy them with a wedge of lemon and a scoop of rice!

Oh, delicious, juicy, buttery, garlic shrimp. One of my favorite simple meals. If you’re a lover of garlic butter shrimp, then you’ve come to the right place!

Ingredients for Air Fryer Shrimp with Garlic Butter

  1. jumbo size fresh, raw shrimp
  2. olive oil
  3. salt + pepper
  4. garlic powder
  5. onion powder
  6. unsalted butter
  7. fresh garlic
  8. lemon
  9. red pepper flakes, optional
  10. fresh chopped parsley, optional

How to Cook Shrimp in the Air Fryer – Step by Step

Step 1: coat the shrimp

Put the shrimp in a big bowl and season with salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and olive oil. Toss in the coat.

Step 2:  Air fryer

Set the air fryer’s temperature to 400 degrees. Add the shrimp to the air fryer in a single layer without overlapping after misting the basket with olive oil spray. Shrimp should be air-fried for six minutes, or until they are opaque, curled, and pink. Proceed with the leftover shrimp


.Step 3: Make garlic butter

Melt the butter in a small skillet or sauce pan over medium-low heat as the shrimp cook in the air fryer. Add the garlic and heat for 30 seconds or until fragrant. After turning off the heat, mix in the lemon juice, salt, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, and parsley, if using.

Step 4: Serve

Serve the cooked shrimp with rice, if preferred, and drizzle with garlic butter.


  • Use fresh garlic in the sauce
  • Cook your airfryer shrimp in batches
  • Preheat your airfryer
  • Stroing leftovers


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