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Keto Air-Fryer Cajun Shrimp

You will love this recipe for spicy, salty & crispy Cajun dry rubbed shrimp. This quick and easy dish has the perfect amount of addictive flavor and heat thanks to a homemade Cajun spice rub made from a simple blend of flavorful spices.
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword 30 minute meal, air fryer, Dairy-free, fish, game-day, gluten-free, healthy, pescatarian, sheet pan meal, shrimp
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes

Ingredients

For the Cajun Seasoning:

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper

For the Shrimp

  • 1 lb 21-25 shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 2 tsp avocado oil
  • Lemon wedges for serving (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
  • Make the Cajun seasoning by mixing together the spices in a small bowl.
  • Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels.
  • Place the shrimp on a piece of parchment paper or a plate in a single layer.
  • Season with the Cajun seasoning so the shrimp are covered generously on both sides.
  • Brush 1 tsp avocado oil on the wire rack of your air fryer.
  • Spread out the shrimp in a single layer.
  • Drizzle with 1 tsp of avocado oil.
  • Bake shrimp until cooked through 8-15 minutes (depending on the size of your shrimp)
  • Serve with lemon wedges.