Air Fried Shrimp with Yum Yum Sauce

By March 31, 2020 No Comments
DifficultyIntermediate

We can all do with a little bit of comfort right now, but definitely not the guilt. This air fried shrimp is a healthier makeover of fried shrimp that also happens to be gluten-free. I also rehabbed the recipe for some amazing Yum Yum Dipping Sauce.

TweetSave
Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time16 minsTotal Time26 mins
For The Shrimp
 1 lb shrimp, peeled and tails removed
 2 eggs, scrambled in a bowl
 1 ½ cups cassava or tapioca flour
 cooking oil, to spray on the shrimp before frying
For the Sauce
 ½ cup paleo mayoI buy Primal Kitchen
 1 small avocado, peeled + mashed
 1 tbsp tomato paste
 1 tbsp ghee, meltedGhee is clarified butter. If you do not have it, you can use an avocado-oil based butter spread
 ½ tbsp garlic powder
 1 tsp onion powder
 ½ tbsp smoked paprika
 1 ½ tbsp raw honeyraw honey is expensive, but it is ideal nutritionally because it hasn't been heated or pasteurized, and it contains natural vitamins, enzymes, powerful antioxidants, and other important nutrients
 Sriracha sauce, to taste
1

Whisk the eggs in a small bowl, then place the flour in another. Dip the shrimp into the egg, then coat with the flour, + place on the lined air fry sheet. Spray liberally with cooking oil on both sides. (see the video above!)

To Air Fry
2

Place into the air-fryer, set to 350 degrees + desired crispiness, + cook on side one, repeat on side 2. Roughly 6-8 minutes/side.

For the Sauce
3

Simply blend all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl.

Ingredients

For The Shrimp
 1 lb shrimp, peeled and tails removed
 2 eggs, scrambled in a bowl
 1 ½ cups cassava or tapioca flour
 cooking oil, to spray on the shrimp before frying
For the Sauce
 ½ cup paleo mayoI buy Primal Kitchen
 1 small avocado, peeled + mashed
 1 tbsp tomato paste
 1 tbsp ghee, meltedGhee is clarified butter. If you do not have it, you can use an avocado-oil based butter spread
 ½ tbsp garlic powder
 1 tsp onion powder
 ½ tbsp smoked paprika
 1 ½ tbsp raw honeyraw honey is expensive, but it is ideal nutritionally because it hasn't been heated or pasteurized, and it contains natural vitamins, enzymes, powerful antioxidants, and other important nutrients
 Sriracha sauce, to taste

Directions

1

Whisk the eggs in a small bowl, then place the flour in another. Dip the shrimp into the egg, then coat with the flour, + place on the lined air fry sheet. Spray liberally with cooking oil on both sides. (see the video above!)

To Air Fry
2

Place into the air-fryer, set to 350 degrees + desired crispiness, + cook on side one, repeat on side 2. Roughly 6-8 minutes/side.

For the Sauce
3

Simply blend all of the ingredients in a medium-sized bowl.

Air Fried Shrimp with Yum Yum Sauce

Leave a Reply