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Bang bang shrimp.

Bonefish Grill Bang Bang Shrimp

This recipe comes pretty close to the taste and texture of the original Bonefish Grill bang bang shrimp.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword bang bang shrimp, bonefish grill bang bang shrimp
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 2 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 301kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 12 oz . shrimp , 60-80 size, raw, shelled and de-veined, thawed
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 3 to 4 cups sunflower oil (or other high smoke point oil)
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp panko breadcrumbs
  • *1 tsp baking soda
  • Lettuce
  • green onions


  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise , (or Miracle Whip for slightly sweeter sauce)
  • 3 tbsp Mae Ploy sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp Huy Fong chili garlic sauce


  • Place thawed shrimp in a bowl and cover with buttermilk, soak for 30 minutes or more
  • Mix cornstarch, panko crumbs and baking soda in a shallow bowl.
  • Place cooking oil in a 2 quart sauce pan and heat oil to 375°
  • Remove 10 to 12 shrimp from the buttermilk, pat dry on paper towels, coat with cornstarch/panko mixture, place shrimp in a spider mesh basket and lower into hot oil. (You can also carefully lower the shrimp into the oil one at a time, fry and remove from the oil with a spider).
  • Fry for 2 minutes, or until the shrimp is medium browned.
  • Remove the shrimp and place on a cooling rack.
  • Repeat for the remaining shrimp.
  • Coat the shrimp with the sauce, serve on a bed of chopped lettuce, garnish with chopped green onion.


  • Mix ingredients well in a small bowl, set aside


Calories: 301kcal