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5-Minute Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Apricot Sauce

5-Minute Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Apricot Sauce

Cooking for two can be a bear, but not with this Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Apricot Sauce!

This fantastically sweet and crunchy recipe is ideal for couples trying to get in tip-top shape by eating healthy. Shrimp is a low-calorie form of protein you’ll crave for days when it’s coated in tropically sweet coconut and made into crunchy bits of heaven in the air fryer. Skip the deep fried apps at the local bar, in favor of a homemade take that beats its competition any day of the week. Addicting doesn’t even begin to describe this Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp, which is just 250 calories and, when using precooked shrimp, is done in five minutes! We’ll send someone over to pinch you because no, you’re not dreaming.

You’ll be glad you saved a couple extras for Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp. Interested in learning more about the separation between Extras and Free Foods? Click here >

Number of Servings:

Makes 2 servings

Calories per Serving:

225

On Nutrisystem, Counts As:

1/2 SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel and 2 Extras

Ingredients

Coconut Shrimp
3 oz. cooked shrimp (4 oz uncooked), peeled
2 Tbsp. whole wheat flour
¼ cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
¼ cup panko bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten

Spicy Apricot Sauce
2 Tbsp. apricot preserves, sugar-free
½ tsp. light soy sauce
1 tsp. vinegar
Pinch red pepper flakes

Directions

1. Preheat air fryer at 350 ° F.
2. Prepare three bowls: one with flour, one with egg and one with the panko and coconut mixed.
3. Dip shrimp into flour, then the egg, and then the coconut and panko mixture.
4. Place the coated shrimp into the fry basket.
5. Cook for 5 minutes (cooked shrimp) or 10 minutes (uncooked).
6. In the meantime, combine all of the apricot sauce ingredients in a small sauce pan and stir it over medium heat until the preserves are well melted. Set aside and serve with shrimp.

Shrimp Spring Roll with Chili Soy Sauce

Shrimp Spring Roll with Chili Soy Sauce

5-Minute Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Apricot Sauce

Cooking for two can be a bear, but not with this Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp with Spicy Apricot Sauce!

This fantastically sweet and crunchy recipe is ideal for couples trying to get in tip-top shape by eating healthy. Shrimp is a low-calorie form of protein you’ll crave for days when it’s coated in tropically sweet coconut and made into crunchy bits of heaven in the air fryer. Skip the deep fried apps at the local bar, in favor of a homemade take that beats its competition any day of the week. Addicting doesn’t even begin to describe this Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp, which is just 250 calories and, when using precooked shrimp, is done in five minutes! We’ll send someone over to pinch you because no, you’re not dreaming.

You’ll be glad you saved a couple extras for Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp. Interested in learning more about the separation between Extras and Free Foods? Click here >

Makes 2 servings

Coconut Shrimp
3 oz. cooked shrimp (4 oz uncooked), peeled
2 Tbsp. whole wheat flour
¼ cup shredded coconut, unsweetened
¼ cup panko bread crumbs
1 egg, beaten

Spicy Apricot Sauce
2 Tbsp. apricot preserves, sugar-free
½ tsp. light soy sauce
1 tsp. vinegar
Pinch red pepper flakes

1. Preheat air fryer at 350 ° F.
2. Prepare three bowls: one with flour, one with egg and one with the panko and coconut mixed.
3. Dip shrimp into flour, then the egg, and then the coconut and panko mixture.
4. Place the coated shrimp into the fry basket.
5. Cook for 5 minutes (cooked shrimp) or 10 minutes (uncooked).
6. In the meantime, combine all of the apricot sauce ingredients in a small sauce pan and stir it over medium heat until the preserves are well melted. Set aside and serve with shrimp.

Shrimp Spring Roll with Chili Soy Sauce

Shrimp Spring Roll with Chili Soy Sauce