Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp Recipe
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  • 1 lime
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 teaspoons garlic powder, divided
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 pound frozen cooked shrimp
  • ΒΌ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
  1. Zest the lime. Cut the zested lime in half and squeeze out all of the juice.
  2. Mix the lime juice with the sour cream, lime zest, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, and cilantro, then add salt to taste.
  3. Cover and refrigerate the sour cream sauce until shrimp are cooked.
  4. Combine bread crumbs with the remaining seasonings in a bowl.
  5. Whisk the eggs in a bowl.
  6. Coat each individual shrimp in flour, shaking off any excess.
  7. Dip each shrimp in the whisked eggs, letting any excess drip off.
  8. Coat each shrimp evenly with seasoned bread crumbs.
  9. Spray the air fryer basket with non-stick spray. Place shrimp in a single layer in the air fryer basket.
  10. Cook the shrimp for 6 minutes at 400 F, then flip and cook for another 4 to 6 minutes.
  11. Repeat the cooking process for any remaining shrimp.
  12. Serve shrimp with the sour cream sauce, if desired.