Air Fryer Shrimp on the Barbie (Outback Copycat Recipe) –I am a big fan of Outback Steakhouse’s shrimp, but it’s hard to find the time to go there. That is why I put together this recipe for Air Fryer Shrimp on the Barbie! It comes out just as good and tastes pretty close to the real thing. Give it a try tonight!
This blog post will show you how to make Outback’s famous Air Fryer Shrimp on the Barbie, or as they call it, “Outback Copycat Recipe.”
The recipe is so easy to follow and only takes a few minutes. The best part? You can take your shrimp anywhere! It doesn’t require any pots or pans for cooking which makes clean up simple. This recipe is great for anyone who loves shrimp but wants something quick and delicious that saves time in the kitchen.
This shrimp is truly amazing and tastes just like the popular Outback Steakhouse version–oh so good!
If you have never cooked shrimp in the air fryer before, you are truly missing out. It’s amazing! Some of my favorite Air Fryer Shrimp Recipes are AIR FRYER SHRIMP PO’BOY, AIR FRYER SHRIMP TACOS, AIR FRYER GARLIC BUTTER SHRIMP, and AIR FRYER COCONUT SHRIMP.
What Is Shrimp on the Barbie?
The term “shrimp on the Barbie” refers to a grill heated by coals or gas and typically uses charcoal briquettes to cook food. The shrimp are cooked over high heat, usually in batches, using skewers like kebabs. Shrimps are often served with lemon wedges and cocktail sauce.
Today, we used the air fryer to create the same delicious recipe!
Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Shrimp on the Barbie (Outback Copycat Recipe)
- Old Bay Seasoning
- Brown Sugar
- Garlic Powder
- Onion Powder
- Ground Cumin
- Ground Red Pepper
- Minced Garlic
How To Make Air Fryer Shrimp on the Barbie (Outback Copycat Recipe)
Thread them through the skewer. Please place them in either a greased air fryer basket or on an air fryer tray as you thread them.
Then melt the butter, mix in the spices. Brush the sauce onto the shrimp
Set in the air fryer oven or basket, and set the temperature for 400 degrees for 5 minutes, air fryer setting.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT SHRIMP
The options for buying shrimp can be overwhelming. Do you buy fresh or frozen? What about the size of the shrimp? The color? Whether they are peeled and deveined? It’s enough to make your head spin!
I prefer to use fresh shrimp for this recipe since it’s easier to thread the shrimp through the skewer. If you only have frozen shrimp, you can easily thaw it in a bowl of cold water before assembling the skewers.
You can either use large, jumbo, or colossal shrimp. I would recommend that you purchase deveined and shelled since this will eliminate some of the prep work for you.
What does shrimp on the barbie mean?
It’s a common misconception that “shrimp on the barbie” means shrimp cooked on a skewer over an open fire. In fact, it is more likely to refer to large prawns, which are sometimes also called shrimp or crayfish and can be grilled whole. The term is Australian in origin and was popularized by the 1981 film “Crocodile Dundee.”
Shrimp on the grill is the literal translation of the common phrase.
What do they call shrimp in England?
What do they call shrimp in England? The answer might surprise you. In the United States, we often refer to shrimp as a seafood dish that is typically served with cocktail sauce or garlic butter and lemon juice. In other parts of the world, such as England, however, it is called prawns and can be eaten raw with a bit of mayonnaise on top.
Are shrimp and prawns the same thing?
While both shrimp and prawns are often found in the same context, they are actually very different. Shrimp are harvested from saltwater bodies, while prawns can be harvested from either freshwater or saltwater. The difference between these two seafood staples is that shrimp have a head full of hard shells on their back, while prawns do not.
What Are Good Sides To Serve With Air Fryer Shrimp on the Barbie (Outback Copycat Recipe):
This is a very versatile protein, you can serve it from anything from a large salad to a few great Air Freyr Side Dishes. Some of my favorite recipes to pair with Air Fryer Shrimp on the Barbie (Outback Copycat Recipe) are:
- AIR FRYER ROSEMARY ROASTED POTATOES
- AIR FRYER BAKED SWEET POTATOES
- EASY AIR FRYER BABY POTATOES
- AIR FRYER ROASTED CARROTS
- AIR FRYER ACORN SQUASH
- EASY AIR FRYER KETO BACON-WRAPPED AVOCADO BURGER BOMBS
- AIR FRYER STUFFING
- 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined (raw and thawed)
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- Thread them through the skewer. Place them in either a greased air fryer basket or on an air fryer tray as you thread them.
- Then melt the butter, mix in the spices.
- Brush the sauce onto the shrimp
- Set in the air fryer oven or basket, and set the temperature for 400 degrees for 5 minutes. (air fryer setting)
- Plate, serve and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 257Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 270mgSodium: 1628mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 26g
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