This quick and easy Air Fryer Shrimp recipe is a lifesaver for busy weeknights when you crave a delicious and hassle-free dinner option. With just four minutes of prep time and a six-minute cook time, you can have a flavorful and satisfying meal on the table in under 10 minutes. The combination of extra-virgin olive oil, garlic powder, sweet paprika, dried parsley, and kosher salt creates a mouthwatering seasoning for the jumbo peeled and deveined shrimp. The air fryer ensures that the shrimp come out perfectly cooked with a delightful crispiness.

To prepare, simply coat the shrimp in the seasoning mixture, arrange them in a single layer in the air fryer basket, and let the magic happen at 400°F for 5 to 6 minutes, remembering to shake the basket halfway through for even cooking. The result is a plate of succulent shrimp with a burst of flavors, complemented perfectly by the serving of lemon wedges for a zesty touch. With each serving of 8 jumbo shrimp, you’ll enjoy a low-calorie, high-protein dish, making it not only delicious but also a relatively healthy option. Additionally, at just 2 Weight Watchers points per serving, it’s a fantastic choice for those mindful of their points.

Feel free to customize the seasoning to suit your taste preferences or pair the shrimp with your favorite side dishes for a well-rounded meal. This Air Fryer Shrimp recipe is a fantastic addition to your repertoire, offering convenience without compromising on flavor or nutritional value.

Perfect Air Fryer Shrimp

When I want to whip up a quick dinner on busy weeknights, I love making this easy Air Fryer Shrimp that comes out perfectly every time.

PREP TIME:4minutes mins

COOK TIME:6minutes mins

TOTAL TIME:10minutes mins

YIELD: 4 servings

COURSE: Dinner, Lunch

CUISINE: American


  • Air Fryer (I use the GoWise to test all my recipes!)


  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 32 jumbo peeled and deveined shrimp ((1 ¼ pounds) )
  • Lemon wedges (for serving)


  • Mix oil with spices in a medium bowl.
  • Add the shrimp and mix well with the seasoning mixture on both sides to coat.
  • Arrange shrimp in air fryer basket in a single layer, in batches as needed.
  • Air fry 400F for 5 to 6 minutes, shaking the basket halfway.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.


Serving: 8jumbo shrimp, Calories: 163kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 19.5g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 178.5mg, Sodium: 873.5mg, Fiber: 0.5g, Sugar: -1g

– WW Points: 2