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The Best Bang Bang Shrimp Salad

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Bang Bang Shrimp has been widely popular in many restaurants but you’ll be amazed at how incredibly easy it is to prepare this dish at home in less than 20 minutes.

Why does bang bang shrimp tastes so good? It is because of the bang bang sauce. A spicy and creamy bang bang sauce with a kick of Sriracha, or any other hot chile sauce, brings out the best in this delicious shrimp dish. The bang bang sauce makes the shrimp taste absolutely amazing and irresistible!

If you’d prefer to have Bang Bang shrimp as an appetizer, double the amount of shrimp and sauce ingredients listed below and omit the salad part. Generally speaking, the amount of shrimp listed below makes enough for two large main-course size salads; However, if your bang-bang shrimp salad is going to be an appetizer or lunch, it’ll serve 4.

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How to Make Bang Bang Shrimp

In a medium bowl combine flour, panko, cayenne, salt, and pepper, whisking to combine.

coating for fried shrimp

In a separate shallow bowl, beat an egg. Drop the shrimp into the egg beaten egg.

egg wash shrimp

Heat the canola oil to 350F in a medium-sized heavy saucepan or home fryer.

heat oil

Dip the shrimp into the egg, coating it thoroughly, then dredge it with the seasoned panko/flour mixture. Repeat until all the shrimp are coated.

Fry them until they are golden brown and form a “C” shape, indicating they are fully cooked.

deep frying shrimp

Drain them on a plate lined with paper towels.

fried shrimp

Repeat until all of the shrimp have finished cooking.

deep fried shrimp

Once the shrimp have drained on the paper towels for a moment, coat them thoroughly in the homemade bang bang sauce.

bang bang sauce

Finally, add them to the top of a lush salad.

bang bang shrimp salad

There’s really no way to do this wrong, you can use cubes of cheese, add tomatoes, green peppers, or whatever other veggies you happen to have on hand. If you want a little extra spice, add an extra teaspoon or two of Sriracha.


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