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Air Fryer Shrimp and White Bean Patties

Air Fried Shrimp and White Bean Patties are my favorite simple and light meal. Great on a salad, in a wrap or on their own. Air frying means crispy and convenient. 

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword shrimp patty
Servings 6 patties
Calories 161 kcal
Author betsy


  • 1/2 cup  plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • juice from one lime
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • zest from one lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon  kosher salt divided
  • 1/2 cup  coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves divided
  • 1 pound  peeled and deveined medium shrimp divided
  • 15-ounce can cannellini beans or other white beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 1/2 cup  cooked bulgur


  1. Preheat air fryer to 375°.

  2. Combine yogurt, zest, juice, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves. Set aside.

  3. Place 3 shrimp and 2/3 cup beans in a food processor; pulse until blended but not quite pureed. Add remaining shrimp, remaining beans, bulgur, cilantro, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt to food processor; pulse until coarsely chopped.

    Fill a 1/4-cup dry measuring cup with shrimp mixture. Invert onto a platter lined with parchment paper; gently pat into a 2 1/2-inch-wide patty. Repeat procedure with remaining shrimp mixture, forming 6 cakes. Refrigerate 20 minutes.

  4. Air fry patties in an even layer for 10 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. Served with yogurt sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Air Fryer Shrimp and White Bean Patties
Amount Per Serving (1 patty)
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 191mg64%
Sodium 687mg29%
Potassium 272mg8%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 1330IU27%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 153mg15%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.