Air Fryer Garlic Butter Prawns Recipe

Air Fryer Garlic Butter Prawns Recipe

Delve into the rich and aromatic world of our Air Fryer Garlic Butter Prawns, a recipe that combines the succulence of prawns with the robust flavors of garlic and butter. This dish is an excellent choice for seafood lovers in Singapore, offering a quick and flavorsome meal or appetizer. Utilizing the Ruokala air fryer, these prawns are cooked to perfection, maintaining their juiciness while being enveloped in a flavorful garlic butter sauce. They're perfect for a sophisticated dinner, a casual gathering, or even as a luxurious snack, and the air frying method makes this dish healthier than traditional pan-frying.


  • 1 pound (450 g) large prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 4 tablespoons (60 ml) unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped for garnish
  • Lemon wedges for serving

Preparation Duration

  • Marinate the prawns in a mixture of melted butter, garlic, lemon juice, paprika, salt, and pepper for about 15 minutes.

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the Ruokala air fryer to 180 degrees Celsius.
  2. Place the marinated prawns in the air fryer basket, spreading them out evenly.
  3. Cook for 8-10 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through, until prawns are pink and cooked through.
  4. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges on the side.
  5. Serve hot, ensuring the prawns are coated with any remaining garlic butter sauce.


  • Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes (including marination)
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes

These Air Fryer Garlic Butter Prawns are a delightful way to enjoy a gourmet seafood dish, combining the ease of air frying with the timeless flavors of garlic and butter.


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