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Bang Bang Shrimp

Bang Bang Shrimp

Your favorite restaurant-style Bang Bang Shrimp at home and even better! The bang bang sauce is sweet and slightly spicy and the shrimp is so crispy. The best part is this recipe can be made with chicken or even tofu.
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 5



  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs or Panko
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley


  • 1 pound large shrimp tail off & deveined
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • In one bowl, whisk together buttermilk, egg, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper to make your wet batter.
  • In another bowl, whisk together cornstarch, breadcrumbs, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper to make your dry batter.
  • In a third bowl, combine mayo, sweet chili sauce, minced garlic, black pepper, rice vinegar, sriracha, and dried parsley to make the bang bang sauce.
  • Heat oil to 350°F.
  • Dip shrimp in wet mixture. Let any excess drip off. Then coat evenly in dry mixture. Shake off any excess.
  • Drop in the oil and fry until golden brown all around.
  • Drizzle some of the sauce on top.
  • Serve with steamed rice or vegges!



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    • Janette
    • March 16, 2021

    Can this be done in an air fryer?

    • zaan
    • May 17, 2021

    5 stars
    This was definitely a winner for our family, Instead of rice we used the shrimp in tacos and it was amazing will definitely be making this again. Cant wait to try more of your recipes

    • Ashley Mclain
    • September 17, 2021

    4 stars
    Loved this but definitely trial and error if you aren’t experienced with frying food. I could not figure out how long to fry it for but once I got it down WOW this was delicious. Crispy and flavorful and amazing with rice.

      • September 19, 2021

      Hi Ashley! Thank you for the lovely feedback. So happy you were able to figure out the frying and it turned out amazing 🙂

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