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Bang Bang Shrimp


  • 1 lb. shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Sauce
  • 1/2 c. mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c. Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1 tsp. chili garlic paste
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. rice vinegar
  • Egg mixture:
  • 3 egg beaten
  • 1/2 c. flour
  • Breading mixture
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 c. panko breadcrumbs crushed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. Slap Your Mama seasoning or Old Bay
  • 1/4 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 4 green onions thinly sliced
  • Lettuce leaves or shredded lettuce to line dish
  • Oil for frying


  1. Combine all ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl; cover and refrigerate.
  2. Beat the eggs in a shallow pan and set this aside.
  3. In another bowl, combine the 1/4 cup flour, cornstarch, panko, salt pepper, onion, garlic powder and Slap Your Mama.
  4. To bread the shrimp first dredge in 1/2 cup flour. Shake off excess flour.  Next dip the shrimp 5 or 6 at a time into the beaten eggs then put in bowl with the breading mixture and toss to make sure they are coated well. Arrange the breaded shrimp on a plate and refrigerate for 20-30 minutes or cook immediately.
  5. Heat the oil to 350. Use about 1-2" of oil in your pan. When oil is hot fry shrimp 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Drain on rack or paper towels. When you have fried all the shrimp put them in a large bowl that contains the sauce mixture and toss the shrimp until coated. Sprinkle in the green onions and put in dish and serve.