Air Fryer Bacon Wrapped Prawns

Serves: 4 | Prep time: 15 mins | Cook time: 15 mins | Total time: 30 mins

Easy Air Fryer Recipe for Bacon Wrapped Prawns

Bacon wrapped prawn is a tasty appetizer that’s guaranteed to impress. Cooking with this air fryer recipe can save the oily mess from frying the bacon. The crispy bacon together with marinated prawn with a little lemon juice is such a wonderfully spicy and tangy combo.

How to Cook Bacon Wrapped Prawns with Air Fryer


  • 1 1/4 lb Bacon
  • 1 1/4 Prawns
  • 1 Lemon (Optional)
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Chili powder


  1. Peel and de-vein the prawns.
  2. Put the prawn into a mixing bowl. Add the seasonings and marinate the prawns.
  3. Take one slice of bacon and wrap it around the marinated prawn. Starting from the head of the prawn, wrapping the prawn all the way to the tail.
  4. Once finished with all the prawns, put them back into the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  5. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F for 5 minutes.
  6. After 15 minutes, take the prawns out from the refrigerator.
  7. Spray some oil onto the air fryer basket.
  8. Place half of the prawns into the air fryer basket.
  9. Cook for 7 minutes. Toss the basket halfway through the cooking.
  10. Once the first batch is cooked, repeat Step 7 to Step 9.
  11. Place the air fryer Bacon Wrapped Prawns on a serving plate. Add some lemon juice to taste.

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