Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos

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Take 15 Minutes to Make Shrimp Tacos in the Air Fryer

Need a quick and easy way to make and enjoy shrimp? Then you need to try this air fryer shrimp recipe. I love this recipe because it only takes 10 minutes to make these meal! It is a quick and delicious dinner that is perfect for week nights. Plus, the spice mix is super tasty that even the non-shrimp lovers will enjoy this one!

What You Need to Make Shrimp Tacos in the Air Fryer

This recipe is super simple. The spice and seasoning mix really makes this recipe worth it. For this recipe, you will need:

  • 1 pound peeled, deveined shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • Pinch Salt
  • Pinch Pepper 

Of course, you can make this recipe with a different spice mix. You can sprinkle on your favorite taco seasoning packet or experiment with other spices.

How to Prepare Shrimp for the Air Fryer

Mix your seasonings together then toss the shrimp with the oil and seasonings. Next, place the shrimp in a lightly sprayed air fryer basket. Air fry at 400ºF/200ºC for 5-6 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through. For crispier shrimp, cook for an additional minute or two.

Serving Suggestions

This recipe makes about 4 tacos. You’ll enjoy this shrimp tacos with these toppings:

  • 4 Flour Tortillas
  • Green Shredded Cabbage
  • Sliced Avocado 
  • Crumbled Cotija Cheese or Feta Cheese  
  • Cilantro 
  • 1 Lime

For warm or crispy tortillas, assemble tortillas with shrimp, cabbage (optional), and cheese (optional). Place tacos in the air fryer basket and air fry at 400ºF/200ºC for 1 minute to warm tortillas. Air fry at 400ºF/200ºC for 2-3 minutes for crispy taco shells.

Remove from the air fryer and enjoy!

Final Thoughts

This recipe is so simple! Not only that, but this recipe is also perfect for busy weeknights when you need something healthy and delicious to throw together for the family. As someone who doesn’t LOVE shrimp, this recipe is amazing, flavorful, and so fun! Share what you love about this recipe in the comments below!

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Air Fryer Shrimp Tacos

A quick, easy, healthy, and flavorful air fryer dinner that everyone loves AND that is perfect for busy weeknight dinners!
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Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4
Adjust Servings: 4

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 pound shrimp peeled, deveined
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ¾ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • pinch of salt and pepper

Toppings

  • 4 flour tortillas or corn tortillas
  • green shredded cabbage
  • sliced avocados
  • crumbled cotija cheese or feta cheese
  • cilantro
  • lime

Instructions

  • Toss shrimp with oil, chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder, salt and pepper in a bowl. Place shrimp in the air fryer basket.
  • Air fry at 400ºF/200ºC for 5-6 minutes or until shrimp is cooked through. For crispier shrimp, cook for an additional minute or two.
  • For warm or crispy tortillas, assemble tortillas with shrimp, cabbage (optional), and cheese (optional). Place tacos in the air fryer basket and air fry at 400ºF/200ºC for 1 minute to warm tortillas. Air fry at 400ºF/200ºC for 2-3 minutes for crispy taco shells.
  • Remove tacos from the air fryer, add the toppings and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 222mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g

Recipe Adapted From: Tasty Air Fryer Recipes

Ingredients: Cabbage, Cooking Oil, Cumin, Garlic, Shrimp, Tortillas
Meal Type: 30-Minute Meals, Main Dish, Egg Free
Categories: Healthy, Seafood, Air Fryer

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