Bang Bang Shrimp

Crispy panko king prawns smothered in a creamy, spicy bang bang sauce.
This dish makes such a implausible lunch or appetizer!
I am going to present you the way to make these baked OR fried!

Overhead image of a white bowl filled with lettuce, crispy prawns and drizzled with bang bang sauce.

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This dish takes me proper again to our vacation in Florida just a few years in the past. A cease off at Bonefish Grill on a time out – we began our meal with with Bang Bang Shrimp, and wow! So scrumptious!

I used to be reminded of them once we had an identical model in our house city lately – served from a hatch at a restaurant (I really like how eating places have tailored so brilliantly to lockdown circumstances) so we might take pleasure in them by the ocean.

I could not wait to recreate them at house!

📋 What do we’d like for the prawns?

Ingredients for crispy shrimp on a wooden table.

For the Bang Bang Sauce

Ingredients for bang bang sauce on a wooden table

🔪 How you can make it

**Full recipe with detailed steps within the recipe card on the finish of this put up.**

  • First off make the sauce by merely mixing the sauce components collectively (see the recipe card for portions).
  • Pat the prawns dry, then coat them in cornflour, following by a combination of egg and buttermilk. Lastly dredge in seasoned panko.
  • Fry the prawns in a big frying pan in round 120ml (1 cup) of oil, turning as soon as till golden brown.
  • Drain on some kitchen roll and serve on a mattress of crispy lettuce.
6 image collage showing how to make crispy prawns.

👩‍🍳PRO TIP If you wish to bake the prawns as a substitute of frying them, add 2 tbsp of olive oil to the panko combination and blend properly, then dip within the buttermilk/egg combination (no have to dip in cornflour first), coat within the seasoned breadcrumbs and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 7-8 minutes, till the breadcrumbs are golden.

Drizzle on loads of the bang bang sauce, plus serve with additional for dipping. I prefer to sprinkle with chopped spring onions (scallions) and somewhat dried chilli and/or finely chopped contemporary crimson chillies.

Crispy shrimp in bang bang sauce being lifted from a bowl with chopsticks.

So moreish! And that bang bang sauce works nice on burgers, fish fingers and as a sauce for ham, rooster or salmon sandwiches.

White bowl filled with lettuce and crispy prawns, topped with bang bang sauce.

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Crispy shrimp being lifted out of a bowl with chopsticks. Shrimp is covered with bang bang sauce.

Bang Bang Shrimp

Crispy panko king prawns smothered in a creamy, spicy bang bang sauce – I am going to present you the way to make these baked OR fried!

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook dinner Time 3 minutes

Whole Time 18 minutes

Course Appetizer, Lunch

Delicacies American

Servings 4 servings

Energy 516 kcal

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • Begin by making the bang bang sauce. Place the mayonnaise, candy chilli sauce, sriracha and honey in a small bowl and blend collectively, then put to at least one aspect when you make the crispy shrimp/prawns.

  • Pat the king prawns dry utilizing kitchen roll/paper.

  • Place the cornflour in a single bowl.

  • Place the buttermilk and egg in a second bowl and flippantly whisk to mix.

  • Place the panko, paprika, salt, pepper, garlic salt, celery salt and white pepper in a 3rd bowl and blend collectively.

  • Dredge the king prawns within the cornflour, then dip within the buttermilk combination to coat and eventually coat the prawns within the panko combination. Place the coated prawns on a plate.

  • Warmth the oil in a big frying pan over a medium-high warmth.

  • As soon as the oil is scorching, add the prawns.

  • Cook dinner for 3-4 minutes, turning as soon as, till golden brown. Then take away from the pan and place on a plate lined with kitchen roll to absorb any extra fats.

  • Place the shredded romaine on a serving plate, high with the crispy shrimp/prawns and drizzle over 3 tbsp of the bang bang sauce.

  • Sprinkle on the chopped spring onions (scallions) and the chilli flakes and serve.

✎ Notes

To bake as a substitute of frying the prawns:
If you wish to bake the prawns as a substitute of frying them, add 2 tbsp of olive oil to the panko combination and blend properly. This forestall the necessity to spray/drizzle the coated prawns with oil earlier than they go within the oven.
Dip the prawns within the buttermilk/egg combination (no have to dip in cornflour first), coat within the seasoned breadcrumbs and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 7-8 minutes, till the breadcrumbs are golden.
Can I take advantage of cooked prawns?
Sure, you need to use contemporary ready-cooked prawns, or frozen ready-cooked prawns which were absolutely defrosted. They are not fairly as tender, however they nonetheless style nice.
Can I make them forward and reheat?
They’re greatest when freshly cooked, however you can make them forward as long as you are utilizing uncooked prawns.
Through the use of uncooked prawns, you are cooking them as soon as, then reheating them as soon as. For those who have been to be utilizing ready-cooked prawns, which means they’d be cooked earlier than shopping for, cooked once more with the recipe after which reheated once more. That is too many occasions to reheat from a meals security perspective. So I do not suggest that.

For those who did need to prepare dinner forward, use uncooked prawns, prepare dinner, cool rapidly, then cowl and refrigerate for as much as a day, or freeze in an air-tight container or bag (chances are you’ll need to freeze for a few hours on a tray first, then switch to a bag to make sure they do not stick collectively).
Reheat the prawns within the oven from the fridge or from frozen, on a baking tray. Ensure the prawns are in a single layer. Warmth at 200C/400F till piping scorching all through. I discover this takes about 3-4 minutes from the fridge or 7-8 minutes from frozen.They’re going to go somewhat darker then they have been after they have been first fried. They need to nonetheless have a pleasant crispy coating.
Dietary data is approximate, per serving (this recipe serves 4).
This calculation assumes approx 3 tbsp of oil is absorbed throughout cooking and the entire bang bang sauce is used.

Diet

Energy: 516kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 14gFats: 37gSaturated Fats: 6gTrans Fats: 1gLdl cholesterol: 107mgSodium: 1795mgPotassium: 226mgFiber: 2gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 1122IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 131mgIron: 2mg

Key phrases bang bang, crispy, spicy sauce

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