Bang Bang Shrimp

Why is it Called Bang Bang Shrimp?

Bang Bang Shrimp is a Thai dish that gets its name from the POP! of flavor from Sriracha and sweet chili in the accompanying sauce. This easy recipe for Bang Bang Shrimp brings together crispy fried shrimp and tantalizing, spicy Bang Bang sauce for dipping.

Toss the shrimp with a pinch each of salt and pepper.

Season the Shrimp

Prepare the Breading

Place the flour, egg, and bread crumbs seasoned with Old Bay in three separate bowls.

Coat the Shrimp

Dip each shrimp first in flour, then egg, and then the breadcrumbs. Repeat to get a thick, crispy coat.

Fry the Shrimp

Fry batches of shrimp in hot oil for about 2-3 minutes, until golden + cooked through.

Make the Sauce

Make Bang Bang Sauce by mixing together mayo, Sriracha + sweet chili sauce.


Garnish the shrimp with fresh cilantro and serve the Bang Bang Sauce on the side, or all over!

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