This easy recipe for Air Fryer Shrimp and Broccoli has a great flavor and super healthy.
I love making complete meals in the air fryer!
So convenient and easy… and I will take every bit of anything that will simplify my life.
Well…we did serve this fettuccine alfredo so maybe that wasn’t the healthiest option.
But, it’s fabulous by itself too.
How to Make Air Fryer Shrimp and Broccoli
A pound of peeled and deveined shrimp and a head of broccoli is what you’ll need to get started.
Take a little help from the store and get the shrimp that’s already peeled and deveined.
First cut the broccoli into florets.
I love using my kitchen scissors to cut them, makes it very easy.
Then put the broccoli and shrimp in a bowl.
Add olive oil, kosher salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, parmesan cheese, and garlic.
Garlic paste is another kitchen shortcut that I use.
Peeling garlic is not my fave, and this paste has great garlic flavor without any hassle.
Toss it all together and next stop is the air fryer!
Just dump it all in and set the air fryer to 390 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.
Your kitchen will start smelling like yummy garlic in no time 🙂
Shake the basket halfway through cooking.
This will help everything cook evenly.
Check the shrimp and broccoli after about 8 minutes to see how the broccoli is done.
If you prefer a crisp edge on your broccoli like I do, air fry for 2 more minutes.
Air Fryer Shrimp and Broccoli could be a complete meal on it’s own, or serve it with buttered noodles or fettuccine alfredo.
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Air Fryer Shrimp and Broccoli
Air Fryer Shrimp and Broccoli is an easy and healthy meal all cooked in the air fryer, it's big on flavor and very kid friendly
- 1 pound jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1 head broccoli
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 Tbsp garlic paste or minced garlic
- 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
- 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- kosher salt, pepper
Pat the shrimp dry with paper towels and place in a bowl.
Cut the broccoli into florets and add them to the bowl with the shrimp.
To the bowl add the olive oil, garlic, Italian seasoning, grated parmesan, kosher salt, and pepper. Toss until evenly mixed.
Place the shrimp and broccoli into the air fryer basket (this fits perfectly in a 5.8 quart air fryer, if yours is smaller cook in two smaller batches). Set the air fryer to 390 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes (depending how crisp you want the broccoli), shake the basket halfway through cooking.
Serve as is or over buttered noodles or fettuccini alfredo.