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Copycat Bonefish Grill Bang Bang Shrimp

Bonefish Grill Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe

  • Author: Lynette Rice
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main


Make the popular bang bang shrimp with this copycat recipe using frozen shrimp!


  • 1 lb. Shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½ Cup Miracle Whip or similar
  • 1/3 Cup Sweet Chili Sauce
  • ½ to tsp Huy Fong Chili Garlic Sauce
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Cornstarch, maybe more
  • ½ Cup Butter Milk
  • 4 Green Onions, both white and green parts sliced on a bias
  • Canola oil for frying


  1. Start heating 2-3 inches of oil in a large heavy pot to 375˚.
  2. In a large bowl combine the Miracle Whip, Sweet Chili Sauce, ½ tsp Chili Garlic Sauce and Salt. Taste and adjust the Chili Garlic Sauce to taste, it is spicy, I usually use about a teaspoon. Set aside.
  3. In two small bowls put ½ the Corn Starch in one and the buttermilk in the other.
  4. Drain and pat the shrimp dry.
  5. Working in small batches, let the shrimp moisten in the buttermilk. Dredge in the corn starch. Add cornstarch to bowl as needed.
  6. Place in hot oil and cook until deep golden brown.
  7. Place on paper towel lined plate or paper bag to drain excess oil.
  8. Repeat with remaining Shrimp.
  9. Toss Shrimp in bowl with sauce to coat and serve immediately with green onions sprinkled on top.