Air Fryer Coconut Prawn Recipe

Air Fryer Coconut Prawn Recipe

Experience the tropical flavors of our Air Fryer Coconut Prawns, a delightful dish that combines the sweetness of coconut with the succulence of prawns. Perfect for those in Singapore seeking a quick yet exotic appetizer or main course, this recipe offers a healthier alternative to the traditionally deep-fried version. The Ruokala air fryer ensures that the prawns are cooked to a crisp perfection, with a golden and crunchy coconut coating. These coconut prawns are great for a fancy dinner, a casual snack, or as a standout dish at your next gathering. Enjoy the rich flavors with less oil and a simple, fuss-free cooking process.


  • 1 pound (450 g) large prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup (60 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup (100 g) breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup (80 g) shredded coconut
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sweet chili sauce or tartar sauce for serving

Preparation Duration

  • Season the prawns with salt and pepper and let them sit for about 10 minutes.

Cooking Instructions

  1. Prepare three separate bowls - one with flour, one with beaten eggs, and one with a mixture of breadcrumbs and shredded coconut.
  2. Dip each prawn first in flour, then in egg, and finally coat it in the breadcrumb-coconut mixture.
  3. Preheat the Ruokala air fryer to 200 degrees Celsius.
  4. Place the coated prawns in the air fryer basket, ensuring they don't touch each other.
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  5. Cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway, until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Serve hot with sweet chili sauce or tartar sauce.


  • Total Preparation Time: 20 minutes (including seasoning)
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes

These Air Fryer Coconut Prawns are a delightful treat, offering a wonderful combination of textures and flavors, perfect for any occasion that calls for a special touch.


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