How to cook breaded shrimp in Air Fryer? -

The air fryer stands out for its versatility and usefulness! With an oil-free fryer, you can prepare many dishes for your family. Deep-fried shrimp is one of the delicious and attractive dishes for all families, especially children, because of the sweetness of shrimp and the crunchiness of the dotted crust with a little chili sauce or ketchup. Breaded shrimp in an air fryer minimizes the amount of fat compared to frying with a gas stove, but still retains the delicious crispiness of the shrimp, and saves time when there is no need to stand in the fryer for fear of the dish being too much. fire again! Let's go to the kitchen and learn how to bread shrimp in an air fryer right now!

1. Ingredients for making breaded shrimp in the air fryer for 3 people

 Shrimp 300 gr

 1 chicken egg

 Fried dough 100 gr

(1 package)

 Deep-fried dough 150 gr

(1 package)

 Minced garlic 1 teaspoon

 Cooking oil 2 teaspoons

 Seasoning/ground pepper 1 pinch

Ingredients for making breaded shrimp in the air fryer for 3 people

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2. How to choose to buy fresh ingredients

2.1 How to choose to buy delicious fresh shrimp

  • Should observe the shell first, fresh shrimp will have a transparent cover, otherwise, if it is dark or uneven, the shrimp is dead and not delicious.

  • When you pick it up, you can feel that the shrimp is still strong, robust, and can go far as the shrimp, at the same time, the shell joints are flexible, and the head and body of the shrimp stick together, not be separated.

  • In addition, fresh shrimp also have their tails folded together, but if the tail is spread, the shrimp may have been injected with chemicals or injected with water to make the shrimp become fatter.

  • Avoid choosing shrimp to touch, it is slimy, the body is bent and round, the shrimp's legs are no longer clinging to the body, and pressing the shrimp shell feels soft.

How to choose to buy delicious fresh shrimp

2.2 How to choose to buy fresh chicken eggs

  • Pay attention to choosing eggs that have a beautiful outer shell, are sturdy, glossy, and without rough shapes, or irregular rough spots on the shell.

  • In addition, the new chicken eggs will have a thin layer of chalk on the outside of the eggshell, and the eggs will also have the same size.

  • When holding it, it feels solid, if you shake it and you hear a sound like a flowing liquid, you should absolutely not buy it.

  • Limit buying eggs with shells that are crushed too much, or soft because this is a sign that the eggs have been damaged due to being left for a long time.

How to choose to buy fresh chicken eggs

3. How to cook breaded shrimp in air fryer

3.1 Prep and marinate shrimp

  • First, buy shrimp and wash them, take a small knife or scissors to thread it into the back of the shrimp, then cut a vertical line extending to the back and then peel the shell, and at the same time take out the shrimp on the back.

  • Then, put the freshly prepared shrimp in a bowl with 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of ground pepper and 1 teaspoon of seasoning, stir well and let the shrimp absorb the seasoning for 15 minutes.

How to cook breaded shrimp in air fryer

3.2 How to quickly draw shrimp back thread

  • Method 1: First of all, turn the shrimp upside down, use your hands to gently fold the head in the direction from the bottom up and gently squeeze to push the dirty part of the shrimp out. Then just grab the dirty part to pull the thread out.

  • Method 2: Another way is to turn the shrimp upside down, then peel off the two sides of the shrimp head and then hold the connection between the body and the head, pull it gently, only the shrimp will be pulled out.

3.3 Dip shrimp in flour

  • You take 1 cup, crack 1 chicken egg in, and use chopsticks to beat the egg. Next, take 2 more cups of 100g of breadcrumbs and 150g of deep-fried flour.

  • Then, you bring the shrimp in turn through the deep-fried flour, chicken eggs, and finally the deep-fried flour. Keep doing this until all the marinated shrimp are used up.

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Dip shrimp in flour

3.4 Shrimp fried

  • When you have finished dipping the shrimp, put the shrimp in an oil-free fryer and use a brush to lightly brush 1 teaspoon of cooking oil evenly on the surface of the shrimp, fry at 160 degrees Celsius for about 8 minutes.

  • After that, you open the lid of the pot back to the shrimp and then brush the remaining 1 teaspoon of cooking oil on the shrimp, continue to fry at a temperature of 160 degrees Celsius for 5 minutes, until the shrimp are cooked on both sides, turn off the heat, out the plate.

Finally, this article has shown you how to cook breaded shrimp in air fryer but still bring a delicious, crispy, unmistakable feeling. Let's give it a try!

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