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Spicy Shrimp Patties Recipe (Air Fryer Shrimp)

Love Keil
Super easy air fryer shrimp recipe - spicy shrimp patties with incredible flavor.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Coarse, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 patties
Calories 221 kcal



Shrimp Patties

  • 1 lb shrimp wild-caught , peeled & deveined, tail removed
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or any oil of your choice
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup green onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 small jalapeno seeded & finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs divided
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons mayo
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 teaspoon organic sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Using food proccesor, add 1 lb shrimp & pulse until tiny pieces, transfer chopped shrimp to a mixing bowl. Set aside.
    How to Make Shrimp Patties
  • Preheat 1 tablespoon of oil in a skillet, then add 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper and saute for 3 minutes. Next add 1 clove of chopped garlic and saute for 1 minute, stirring few times. Turn off the heat.
    Sauté bell pepper
  • While bell pepper is cooling, preheat the Air Fryer to 400F. Combine the rest of the ingredients into the shrimp bowl: 1/4 cup of red onion, 1/4 cup of cilantro, 1/4 cup green onion, 1/2 of small jalapeno, 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs, 1 egg, 3 tablespoons of mayo, 1 1/2 teaspoon of hot pepper sauce, 1 tablespoon of lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, salt & pepper to taste. Plus saute bell peppers with garlic.
    patties ingredients in the bowl
  • Give it a good mix. Using hands, form mixture into 4 shrimp patties, coat them in 1 cup of breadcrumbs. Grease the Air Fryer pan with avocado oil and add shrimp patties (try not to crowd them!). Cook for 10 minutes, flipping shrimp patties once on the other side.
    air fryer shrimp patties
  • Serve shrimp patties with lime wedges & Avocado Corn Salsa. Enjoy!
    air fryer shrimp patties


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Serving: 1gCalories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 5gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 289mgPotassium: 152mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 803IUVitamin C: 31mgCalcium: 59mgIron: 2mg
Keyword air fryer, seafood, shrimp
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