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Air Fryer Coconut Prawns Recipe

Air Fryer Coconut Prawns

Air Fryer Coconut Prawns

Chop Secrets
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Snack, Starter
Cuisine Oriental


  • Vortex Air Fryer


  • 65 g flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 2 egg whites lightly beaten
  • 100 g plain breadcrumbs
  • 65 g unsweetened coconut shredded
  • 2 tsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 450 g prawns peeled
  • Sweet chilli sauce for serving


  • Set up for dredging: Combine flour, salt and white pepper in a shallow dish. Add egg whites to a second shallow dish. Combine breadcrumbs, coconut, lime zest and salt in a third shallow dish.
  • Dredge prawn first in the flour mixture, then in the egg mixture, then place the shrimp in the breadcrumb mixture and press the crumbs firmly on all sides.
  • Select Air Fry on the Vortex and adjust the temperature to 200°C and the time to 12 minutes. Touch Start and allow the Vortex to preheat.
  • When the display indicates “Add Food” place the coated prawns onto the cooking trays, leaving space between each piece.
  • When the display indicates to turn food, flip each of the prawns over, then continue to Air Fry program.
  • When the program is complete, remove the prawns and serve with sweet chilli dipping sauce.
Keyword Air Fryer, Seafood
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