Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa

Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa
Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa

If you’re looking to add a tropical twist to your dinner menu, these Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa are the perfect choice. Combining crispy coconut shrimp, fresh pineapple and avocado salsa, and a sprinkle of spiced cashews, these tacos are bursting with flavor and texture. Plus, they’re quick and easy to make thanks to the magic of the air fryer. Let’s dive into the recipe!

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks, chopped
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped avocado
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce (optional)
  • 1 recipe hot Air Fryer Coconut Shrimp
  • 8 6-inch corn tortillas, warmed
  • ½ cup Air-Fryer Spiced Cashews

For the Air-Fryer Spiced Cashews

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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2 cups raw cashews

Instructions

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  1. In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, avocado, red bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, and hot sauce (if using) to make the salsa.

  2. Divide the hot coconut shrimp (about two each) among the warmed corn tortillas.

  3. Spoon the salsa over the shrimp and sprinkle with the spiced cashews.

  4. Serve the tacos immediately. You can also serve them with additional hot sauce if desired.

Air-Fryer Spiced Cashews

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  1. Preheat the air fryer to 300°F (150°C).

  2. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, brown sugar, lime zest and juice, garlic salt, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper (if using).

  3. Add the cashews to the mixture and toss to coat them evenly.

  4. Pour the cashew mixture into the air fryer basket.

  5. Air-fry the cashews for 12 minutes or until they turn golden brown, stirring them once halfway through cooking.

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  6. Spread the cashews on a baking sheet or a large plate and let them stand for 20 minutes to cool and crisp up.

  7. Store the spiced cashews in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Tips

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  • Crispy shrimp tacos layered with tropical pineapple-avocado salsa are the perfect remedy for midwinter blahs. The combination of flavors will transport you to a sunny beach.
  • The air fryer is excellent for toasting nuts to a golden crunchy perfection. Make sure to let them cool before indulging, as they become even crunchier as they stand.

Nutrition Facts

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(per serving)- Calories: 579- Fat: 23g- Carbs: 64g- Protein: 34g- Vitamin C: 35.7mg- Calcium: 145mg- Iron: 4.2mg- Potassium: 810mg- Folate: 75mcg- Vitamin B-12: 0.1mcg- Vitamin B-6: 0.4mg

The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. The values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Enjoy these delicious Air-Fryer Coconut Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple-Avocado Salsa for a taste of the tropics right in your own kitchen. With their vibrant flavors and satisfying crunch, they are sure to become a favorite meal option for both family dinners and entertaining guests.

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