air fried coconut shrimp on plate

Healthy Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp

Homemade shrimp has never been so tasty! With this Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp recipe, each crispy coconut bite is delicious, healthy, and made complete with a pineapple tropical sauce.

Prep: 10Cook: 10Total: 20 minutes
Yield 24 shrimp 1x


  • 1lb raw, peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut

Tropical Sauce

  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup crushed pineapple
  • 3 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. Prepare your shrimp so they are clean and dry.
  2. Take out three separate small bowls.
  3. Add coconut flour, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper to one bowl. Mix.
  4. Add two eggs and honey to another bowl. Mix.
  5. Add shredded coconut to the last bowl.
  6. Take your dried shrimp and dredge in coconut flour mixture on both sides, then in egg mixture, then coat in shredded coconut. Repeat until all shrimp are coated.
  7. Place in air fryer at 375F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. While shrimp are air frying, mix together all tropical sauce ingredients. Taste and adjust based on liking.
  9. Serve shrimp and sauce together!
Author: ErinCategory: dinner, lunch, meal-prep, gluten-freeMethod: air-fryCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free