Mediterranean Air-Fried Shrimp with Spinach

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What Started it all:
Shrimp, Spinach, broth or stock (chicken, vegetable), air fryer

This Mediterranean-inspired dish brings bold flavors and vibrant colors to your table. Perfectly air-fried shrimp paired with sautéed spinach in a rich broth makes for a delicious and healthy meal.


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 400°F (200°C) for about 5 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp with olive oil, minced garlic, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper until they are well coated.
  3. Place the seasoned shrimp in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Cook for 8-10 minutes, shaking the basket halfway through, until the shrimp are golden and cooked through.
  4. While the shrimp are cooking, heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the fresh spinach and cook, stirring occasionally, until wilted.
  5. Pour the chicken or vegetable broth into the skillet with the spinach. Bring to a simmer and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld.
  6. Once the shrimp are done, add them to the skillet with the spinach and broth. Toss everything together to combine. Serve immediately with lemon wedges on the side.

There you have it—a bold and flavorful Mediterranean dish that's sure to impress! The air-fried shrimp bring a delightful crunch, while the sautéed spinach in broth adds a rich and savory depth. Enjoy this vibrant meal with your favorite people!

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