Air-Fried Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa

Air-Fried Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa


Experience a culinary getaway with our Air-Fried Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa—a tropical rendezvous of succulent shrimp embraced by a delicate coconut embrace. As the air fryer works its magic, the shrimp turn tender and juicy, enveloped in a golden cocoon of shredded coconut. Accompanied by a vibrant mango salsa bursting with the zesty sweetness of fresh mango, red bell pepper, and lime, each bite is a journey to paradise on your plate. 

For the Coconut Shrimp:

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (tail-on)
  • 1 cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Mango Salsa:

  • 1 ripe mango, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Prepare the Mango Salsa:

  • In a bowl, combine the diced mango, red bell pepper, red onion, chopped cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Mix well to create the mango salsa. Refrigerate while you prepare the shrimp.

Preheat the Air Fryer:

  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F (190°C) for about 5 minutes.

Coat the Shrimp:

  • Dip each shrimp into the beaten eggs, letting any excess drip off. Then, press each shrimp into the shredded coconut, coating them evenly.

Air Fry the Coconut Shrimp:


  • Arrange the air-fried coconut shrimp on a serving platter. Serve them with a side of the refreshing mango salsa or mix it all together.


  • Delight in the tropical harmony of Air-Fried Coconut Shrimp with Mango Salsa—a perfect fusion of succulent shrimp encased in a crispy coconut crust, paired with the vibrant and tangy mango salsa that brings a burst of freshness to every bite.

This version showcases the natural sweetness and texture of the shrimp, enhanced by the delightful contrast of flavors in the mango salsa, resulting in a dish that's both light and satisfying.

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