Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 10 min
Ready in: 20 min

This dish is actually very popular appetizer in Bonefish Grill. It is crispy while it also offers spicy, sweet, and creamy taste at the same time. Added with its savory from the shrimp, this dish is totally a delicious bite you don’t want to stop eating, rich with flavor and texture all at the same time.

How to Make Bang Bang Shrimp

There are several steps to make this dish, and it can be a little complicated if this is your first time making it. However, this should worth the effort. If you want perfect creamy taste, make sure to dip the shrimp into the buttermilk longer. It makes sure it gets the taste, while it will be perfectly coated.


  • 1 pound of shrimp, deveined and shelled
  • Canola oil
  • ¾ cup of cornstarch
  • ½ cup of buttermilk
  • ¼ teaspoon of sriracha
  • ¼ cup of Thai sweet chili sauce
  • ½ cup of ayonnaise


1Take a small mixing bowl, and toss together sriracha, sweet chili sauce, and mayonnaise. Stir until all of them are well mixed. Then, set it aside. Take the second small mixing bowl, and add together buttermilk and the shrimp. Stir carefully so you don’t break the shrimp, but make sure the buttermilk perfectly cover the shrimp.

2When the shrimp is completely covered, drain the buttermilk and remove the excess. Transfer the shrimp to a plate with cornstarch in it. This time, make sure the shrimp is well covered by the cornstarch. Set aside.

3Now take a frying pan, and add three inches depth of canola oil. Heat the oil until it reaches 375°F. When the oil reaches the temperature, add in the shrimp and fry until it turns light brown. Flip the shrimp to fry the other side and drain the remaining oil. Two minutes per side should be enough. Next, transfer the shrimp into the sauce bowl and stir until all shrimps are well coated with it. Place it to your serving plate and serve while it is warm.

You should find this dish under appetizer at so many restaurants, but it is actually a completely decent dish for main course as well. Serve it with rice will be delightful, while eating it just that way has made this dish a totally popular menu.