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Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

Bonefish Grill’s Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos is an easy and delicious recipe that can be made at home. With the signature spicy sauce, and crunchy taco toppings, these will be your favorite Shrimp Tacos ever!

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings (2 tacos per serving)
Calories 434 kcal

Ingredients

Bang Bang Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 1/2 TBS Sriracha
  • 1 TBS rice vinegar
  • 2 TBS sugar

For shrimp

  • 2-3 TBS cornstarch
  • 1 lb medium/large pre-cooked shrimp, shells and tails removed, devained (can buy already like this), defrosted
  • 1 cup canola or vegetable oil

For tacos:

  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage blend (I like green and purple/red)
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 2 stalks green onion, chopped

Instructions

Bang Bang Sauce

  1. Add all ingredients to a jar or bowl, whisk until completely combined. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. 

For the shrimp:

  1. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pot over medium heat until the temperature reaches 375 degrees (it should NOT be smoking). 

  2. Make sure the shrimp are dry (pat dry with paper towels if needed). Coat with cornstarch. Add shrimp carefully to the oil, fry 3-4 minutes or until golden brown. You may need to flip or stir the shrimp if they aren't fully submerged in the oil. Remove with a slotted spoon and set on a paper towel lined plate.

Assemble tacos:

  1. Add a bit of sauce to the shrimp and toss lightly to coat. 

  2. Warm corn tortilla shells (I like to let my burn a little on my gas stove). Place a bit of cabbage down on the bottom of the shell, then add shrimp, a little more cabbage, tomatoes, and green onion. Top with bang bang sauce. Serve immediately. 

Recipe Notes

**Calories were calculated using a basic 'fried shrimp' ingredient. Nutrition will vary depending on oil/cooking time/etc.