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Bang Bang Shrimp

Prep Time:

10 minutes

Cook Time:

5 minutes



About the Recipe

Quick and easy crowd favorite. Perfect as an appetizer for the big game or a random Tuesday.

The Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Kewpie mayonnaise (If you cannot find Japanese mayonnaise, use your favorite brand)

  • 1/4 cup Thai sweet chili sauce

  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha (or more if you want spicier)

  • 1 pound shrimp shelled and deveined

  • 1 cup whole milk or half and half

  • 1 cup cornstarch or potato starch

  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • canola oil for frying

  • 2 chopped green onions for garnish

The Method

Step 1

In a small bowl add the Kewpie mayonnaise, Thai sweet chili sauce and Sriracha and stir. In a second bowl add the shrimp and milk and stir to coat all the shrimp.

Step 2

Remove shrimp from the milk and let excess liquid drain away. Mix cornstarch, smoked paprika, salt and pepper together.

Step 3

Coat the shrimp in cornstarch seasoning mix. In a dutch oven or fryer add 2-3 inches of canola oil and heat to 375 degrees.

Step 4

Fry the shrimp until lightly brown, 1-3 minutes, depending on how big shrimps are. Once fried, coat with the sauce, garnish with chopped green onions and serve immediately.

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