Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Copycat Bang Bang Shrimp

4 servings


15 minutes

active time

25 minutes

total time


½ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup Thai-style sweet chili sauce

3 dashes Sriracha hot chile sauce, or to taste

½ cup cornstarch, or as needed

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

oil for frying

8 lettuce leaves

1 bunch green onion, chopped, or to taste


Whisk mayonnaise, sweet chile sauce, and Sriracha hot sauce together in a bowl. Set aside.

Place cornstarch in a shallow bowl. Gently press shrimps into cornstarch to coat; shake off any excess.

Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Working in batches, cook the shrimp until they are lightly browned on the outside and no longer transparent in the center, about 3 to 5 minutes.

Transfer shrimp to paper towels to drain.

Put cooked shrimp in a bowl and pour chile sauce mixture over the shrimp; toss gently to coat.

Line a serving bowl with lettuce leaves. Pour shrimp into bowl and top with chopped green onion.


Serving Size



588 kcal

Total Fat

45 g

Saturated Fat

6 g

Unsaturated Fat

0 g

Trans Fat



183 mg


579 mg

Total Carbohydrate

27 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

7 g


20 g

4 servings


15 minutes

active time

25 minutes

total time
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