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Bonefish Grill's Bang Bang Shrimp

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Rating: 5/5 5 stars
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serves/makes:   4
  

recipe id: 79241
cook method: deep fryer
Bonefish Grill's Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe
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ingredients

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
3 drops Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce (or to taste)
1 pound shelled and deveined shrimp
Dry cornstarch
oil for frying
lettuce
chopped scallions

directions

Mix mayonnaise with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce. Add hot sauce to taste.

Dredge the shrimp in cornstarch. Deep fat fry the shrimp until lightly brown. Drain on paper towel, put in a bowl and coat with the sauce.

Serve in a lettuce lined bowl, top with chopped scallions.

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nutrition

288 calories, 24 grams fat, 1 grams carbohydrates, 19 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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Awesome and easy, makes a really nice main course!


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Recipe is outstanding! I cut the fat a bit by using fat free mayo and gave it a little extra squirt of sriracha.


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When I cook this recipe (which I love) I added just a couple of tablespoons of flour to the cornstarch and then coated the shrimp in a plastic bag and let them rest in the fridge for about an hour. Will make all the difference in the world to the browning in the oil. Make sure to cook for about a minute or two and no more and have your oil at 350 to 375 for the best results. I also say use Mayo rather than miracle whip. This is a great copycat of the Bang Bang Shrimp recipe.


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Wonderful, my boyfriend and I love bang bang shrimp from bonefish... This was delicious.... It almost taste exactly the same.


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Have made this a number of times and the wife absolutely loves it. It's hard to stop eating it !! We use Mae Ploy brand sauce for the base. Also, we do about 2 pounds of shrimp and the sauce recipe as written is plenty.


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what kind of oil should i use?


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this is not the original recipe it is missing at least three ingredients...a dash of white vinegar and lemon juice and a red pepper and garlic puree


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My best friend this recipe and it was wonderful. Loved it.


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Loved it!!!!


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This was so good and worth keeping


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We love it... we are lucky to live where we can get fresh North Carolina wild-caught shrimp and we're always excited to try new recipes. This one is a keeper! Wonder why Bubba didn't mention this one in "Forest Gump?"


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excellent starter


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Love this recipe, i've been making it for about a year and a half now and it never gets old, i like to give the shrimp an egg wash also


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What did I do wrong? My shrimp are not browning. The oil is definitely hot. I've fried stuff before but never coated in cornstarch. Please help!


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Very easy and taste just like Bonefish!


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I told my husband that we were having Bonefish Grill for dinner and he was excited that we were going out for dinner. Then I presented this and he couldn't believe I made it because it's so close to the restaurant. In fact, he even doubted for a minute that I made it and wondered if I'd gotten it as a to go order! I still like going to the restaurant but this recipe will hold me over in between visits.


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LOVE LOVE LOVE this recipe!!! IT's just like Bonefish Grill! I've tried some of the other internet versions and this is the closest. BTW, there is a blog that almost completely copied this recipe but they messed up the sauce in trying to make it "theirs" and it didn't taste anything like this one.


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I had no problems finding the ingredients and this was really easy to make!


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I use this sauce ALL the time! LITERALLY, ALL THE TIME!!! Great dip for chicken nuggets or covering sauce for chicken breast. Mix in a pound of hamburger and serve over noodles or rice. I've even found a way to incorporate it into hamburgers I throw on the grill! Top notch recipe!!!


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Made this last night, served with white rice and Caesar salad......incredible, this recipe is sooooo delicious and a very big hit at our dinner table.


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I've never eaten at Bonefish Grill but this recipe is really delicious. I love the mayo sauce! I think that would be good with other fried foods too.


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Great recipe, I was blown away at how exact the finished product tasted. Like all recipes, you may need to adjust it to your liking because all of our taste buds are different, but in my opinion, a spot on replication. Thanks!!!


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I could eat this every day it is so good!


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I just made this and cut 1\2, about fourteen large raw The mayo 1\4 cup and added the rest to taste. I used fresh spinach instead of lettuce.. yum yum yum for dinner two :P


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A fantastic recipe, I never get tired of it!!! Everyone who has tried it loves it as well. The only thing I modify is the Sriracha, I use 2.5 teaspoons, I like a little kick :)


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This recipe is the exceptional! I followed it exactly and was very pleased with the outcome. My husband said it tasted just like the restaurant's version and asked that I please make it again!!


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this recipe is just like the orginal "Bonefish Grill's Bang Bang Shrimp" you gotta try it, no need to look any furhter for the famous bang bang shrimp recipe... enjoy



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bonefishserver

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i work at bonefish and make the bang sauce myself. when i make it at home i use a cup of mayo, a little more than 1/4 cup of huy fong brand chili garlic sauce, a little less than 1/4 cup of thai sweet chili sauce, a tbsp of lemon juice and a tbsp of white vinegar. those are the only ingredients in the recipe. i've adjusted the measurements a bit since i'm used to making it by the gallon, but def don't mistake the chili garlic sauce with siracha. you won't get the same flavor profile.


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this recipe is to die for..awesome..


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Max723

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This is nothing like I remember Bang Bang Shrimp at Bonefish. Way too much mayo in this recipe. The recipe in the restaurant is more of a honey glaze.


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It tasted like there was too much mayo
Still declious
But could be twerked or A fault on my end
Any suggestions


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If you don't love this you did something wrong. When frying something with just cornstarch you must let it sit for a couple of minutes. toss the shrimp and cornstarch before you do anything else. Make sure the oil is at 350 and I cooked mine for less than a minute - overcooked shrimp is yuck. Also, here in the south we have Dukes and Blue Plate mayo. I wouldn't use Helmens or Miracle Whip, find a nice QUALITY mayonnaise or the flavor will be off.


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Excellent recipe. The only thing I did was do add significantly more Sriracha sauce. Big raves by the whole family. Wife says, "We need to have Bang Bang Shrimp more often." Thank you.


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SJMom

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You can mix in spring mix/mesclun greens with hearts of romaine, even though the salad is treated as a garnish it actually tastes really good with the shrimp and also brings down the heat in the dish.

When I want to make it a meal, I warm some flour tortillas to make bang bang tacos, serve the greens as shredded lettuce, and make an avocado crema by mixing in fresh pureed avocado with sour cream, cumin, cayenne/hot sauce and salt. Delicious and it also allows you to extend the recipe.


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Guest Foodie

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Awesome! I added a smidge of peanut butter, lemon and vinegar, and it was totally impressed with the result. I also pan fried in a mix of canola and coconut oils. Loved it! Thanks for all the suggestions!


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I prepared this recipe with popcorn chicken as I don't like shrimp. It was fantastic!! In fact, I found it to be even better than Bonefish Grill's version. I would highly recommend the recipe!


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This is great! To make it faster and easier I made the sauce and just used frozen breaded popcorn shrimp. I also use it with frozen popcorn chicken. Kids love it and it is a fast easy party snack.


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this was really good, i've never tried the actual bigbang shrimp from bonefish but i've always wanted to try out this recipe. it is really good! do not bother making panko/tempura batter, cornstarch works just as good. it makes it very crunchy! i eyeballed everything, but i halved the recipe (since i was making a small batch) and put extra thai chili sauce. if you hate mayonnaise like i do and worried that this will taste just like it (like i was).. it doesn't!


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Made this tonight and it was FANTASTIC! Only deviation was marinated the shrimp overnight in garlic infused olive oil. The corn starch put a nice crisp on the shrimp and it was great. Wife loved it and she is a picky eater. Great recipe!!


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Guest Foodie

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This recipe in close to the restaurant version but it taste
Much better with Mae ploes sweet chili sauce.
When I made it and then we returned to bonefish grill
We realized that thiers was not as tasty. The augratin potatoes are my next
Challenge . They are so amazing four cheeses
And potato chips . That's a start !!!'


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Wow! This is so close to what's served at the restaurant.
Because my hubby is prone to gout he has to avoid eating shrimp so when I made this a second time I substituted small pieces of skinless, boneless chicken breast. It was also yummy.


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sf

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If you want to get really close, and I mean right on, try this:
For 4 servings:
1 cup mayonaise
3 tablespoons "rooster brand" chili garlic sauce
1 tablespoon sweet thai chili sauce
1&1/2 teaspoons concentrated lemon juice
3/4 teaspoons white vinegar


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One word delicious!

Being a hardcore Bang Bang Shrimp fan this got pretty darn close. It was not perfect, but with some doctoring from the original recipe equalled in a pretty tasty result!

I did not try the peanut butter, I DID try adding several drops of LEMON JUICE and about 1/2 tbs to 1 tbs of WHITE VINEGAR... This seemed to make the taste more true to Bonefishes recipe. It also helped neutralize the sweet taste between the mayonnaise and sweet chili sauce.


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Spoonman

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I know someone who works at bonefish grill and they said that the recipie posted here is missing vinegar and lemon juice. (they would not say in what amounts)


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Cat

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Sriracha is also called 'rooster sauce' because it has a rooster on the bottle.


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Dre

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If you make this, start with the chili sauces and SLOWLY add the mayo, a bit at a time. I started with the mayo and had to keep adding chili sauce bc the mayo was too strong.ended up with a ton of sauce left over.


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This was so easy to make. I will make this again!


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Made this shrimp recipe for a girls bunko gathering and it was a big hit. Several ladies asked for the recipe and for me the best part was how easy it was to make as I am culinarily challenged;)


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I have made a variation of this recipe for years, i use equal parts thai chili and mayo though. Another cool thing to do is make a sort of pasta with it. mix equal parts mayo and thai chili sauce (heat in microwave or stove to "thin" the sauce a bit) boil up a batch of noodles (spaghetti, linguini etc) and cook up some shrimp. mix em all together for what we call at my house "bang bang pasta" it is GLORIOUS, and a great way to turn the appetizer into a whole meal! youre welcome in advance!


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I used less mayo like some of the reviews indicated and it tasted pretty close to Bonefish's shrimp


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The sauce is right on. However, I added much more than a few drops of Sriracha. I wouldn't say this recipe is exact as the shrimp lacked a fluffy/crispy exterior. I also added Peanut Satay. Can't wait to make it again.


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I turn this into a complete 1 bowl meal. I also lightened it up a little by using canola mayonnaise and instead of frying I bake in the oven. I dredge in the cornstarch, followed by egg beaters, then panko breadcrumbs. I mix in lightly steamed veggies. Tonight it will be broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots and will serve over soba noodles. Also, the last time I made this for company I was afraid it would be too spicy so I tamed the sauce down with lite coconut milk and it was a hit!


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Probably the best Appetizer in the world!


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great! the only thing is that the salad is not only lettuce. there is also purple cabbage (not sure what its called) and spinach


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This recipe was wonderful!!! I wouldn't change a thing! The entire family loved it!!!


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Tried it & loved it.
The guy must work at Bonefish for it to be so close.


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Perfect duplicate as humanly possible.


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That dog will hunt!


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my friend is a chef at bonefish and she says that this is the basic recipe that they use i made it for her and she said it tasted right on


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Don't use flour. The panko is good and the satay is an upgrade. Great job!


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I tried this recipe but I need to know if anyone tried serving this cold. I have to make this and bring it to a party. Is there any way to keep it warm to serve hours later?


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Wow, I couldn't stoping eating these shrimp. I loved the simplicity of just coating in cornstarch, and was so amazed at how cruncy the shrimp were. I can't wait to do this for company.


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Fast, easy and delicious...it doesn't get any better than that. We ate at the Bonefish Grill just this past Friday and I couldn't wait to "imitate" this recipe. Adding a little bit of peanut butter (go easy, it doesn't take much) was an excellent suggestion by another reviewer. And my recommendation is to make the sauce in advance and let the flavors meld. Once you've prepared the shrimp then add the sauce and let that also sit a bit before serving. Enjoy!


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Will keep making this again and again...it was delicious!!


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Had this recipe recently for my birthday and it was THE best shrimp dish I've ever eaten. I loved the texture of the shrimp coating with the hot spicy sauce. I would'nt change anything.


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this recipe is awesome! added yet another weapon in my battle for best family chef! i used the patay sauce. thanks so much!


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If u add with 3/4 teaspoon Corn starch:
2 eggs
3/4 cup milk
3/4 cup flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
This makes a better batter and adds more flavor.
One other thing I noticed, it doesn't say anything about what you do after you coat the deep fried shrimp. So I tried cooking them in a frying pan until sauce was a brighter orange color. Then after that it was more like Bonefish's Bang Bang Shrimp. But other than that it's was awesome!!!!


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jkotlar

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I can't wait to make this. Which oil is best to fry the shrimp in?


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A big hit also is using chicken in small pieces.


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I love this stuff! Instead of topping with scallion, I top it with a little chopped pineapple.


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It's a keeper. I tried 2 differant ways of prepairing the shrimp. One using a tempura batter great taste but very messy. Then I did as anoter reviewer said and did a panko coating. I think I liked that better. I also added alittle peanut butter, nice touch.


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OMG!!! This receipe is right on, my boyfriend was skeptical, however, very shocked at the results. I have tried other receipes before that claim to be like the real thinga and aren't but this is one you just have to try for yourself. I used peanut oil to fry in. EXCELLENT and EASY!!!


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I am pretty sure you got it right on, except for one small ingredient....If you ever notice the very slight peanut flavor in the restaurant shrimp, it's not peanut butter (although a teaspoon will suffice), but "Peanut Satay Sauce"(includes peanuts, coconut milk, cane sugar, lemongrass,ect.) I believe it is what gives the bang bang shrimp it's distinct and exotic taste! Give it a try :)


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jenlovesfood

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I really thought 1/2 cup of mayo was way too much. I used more of the Thai Sweet Chili Sauce, and a ton more than a few drops of the Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce. And I also used panko crumbs instead of corn starch. Makes it more crunchy.


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bsomer9118

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when it says to "deep fat fry" - can that be done in a skillet with oil? Please advise


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this is an amazing recipe.


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This is right on the money. Very easy to make and it is very tasty.


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princessm0m0

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Can you find the thai sweet chili sauce and sriracha hot chili sauce at publix? Or is it at a speciality store?

CDKitchen Staff Reply:
We can find these products in the Asian section of our local grocery stores here. The larger stores should carry them.




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this is right on!!! absolutely simple to make and absolutely delicious, tastes like the real thing!! have made it over and over in 3 weeks and also used scallops - just perfect!!!


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