Easy Air Fryer Shrimp


Serving Size:
2 ounces

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free


  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon low sodium Cajun seasoning
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Rinse shrimp and pat dry with paper towel. Mince garlic clove.
  2. In a bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, onion powder, black pepper, Cajun seasoning and shrimp.
  3. Mix with rubber spatula until shrimp is coated.
  4. Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees F and spray with nonstick cooking spray, if needed.
  5. Arrange shrimp in a single layer in air fryer and cook for 3-4 minutes Flip shrimp and continue to cook for 2-3 more minutes or until cooked through.
  6. Serve immediately.

Helpful hints

  • Can be served with salad, with a pasta dish or with roasted vegetables.
  • Can be made with fresh shrimp, just make sure it is cooked all the way through. Cooked and uncooked shrimp shrinks when cooked.
  • Look for cooked shrimp with the lowest salt content. 

Nutrients per serving

Calories 176

Protein 27 g

Carbohydrates 1 g

Fat 7 g

Cholesterol 214 mg

Sodium 127 mg

Potassium 310 mg

Phosphorus 272 mg

Calcium 85 mg

Fiber 0.2 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat

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