1 minute bang bang sauce is copycat recipe of the popular Bonefish Grill restaurants bang bang shrimp sauce. This sauce is the simplest dipping sauce you’d ever make! In a minute!
It’s creamy, it’s slightly sweet, it’s spicy, it’s ridiculously delicious! And most of all you only need 3 basic ingredients.
With fried shrimp, fried chicken, fried fish, French fries or anything fried, bang bang sauce makes a great dipping sauce on the side. Best with seafood. Pair it with vegetables too, it’s too good!A few days back, we posted seriously addictive bang bang shrimp recipe that uses bang bang shrimp sauce. Bang Bang sauce is definitely the star of bang bang shrimp recipe.
We love dipping sauces and when a dipping sauce recipe is as good and as simple as this bang bang sauce recipe, it’s naturally became our favorite. And why not, it takes less than a minute to make the sauce. You heard it right, less than a minute.
Bang bang sauce recipe is no-brainer recipe. Whip up mayonnaise, Thai sweet chili sauce, Sriracha and honey(optional, we skipped) and your magic 1 minute dipping sauce is ready. Since we made this sauce, it’s clearly and very predictably become our favorite thing!
Kind of very similar to the boom boom sauce recipe that we posted some time back, except that boom boom sauce is packed with lot more flavors than bang bang sauce. The simpler version of boom boom sauce is bang bang sauce, if I could say so.
What’s with the name of these sauces anyways!? ‘Boom boom’, ‘bang bang’…why twice the same letter!!? I always wondered! If you know why it’s called boom boom or bang bang (twice), do enlighten me in the comments! I’d like to know facts straight!
Needless to tell, bang bang sauce id kid approved sauce. What not to like, when there’s mayonnaise, it’s naturally approved by kids. My kids go crazy over mayonnaise, me…not so much(no I don’t hate mayo)! I love hummus! No comparisons there, just saying!
Someone who’s not a big fan of mayonnaise, take it from me, this sauce with fried food on the side is totally addictive. There’s something about the creaminess from the mayonnaise paired with spicy flavors of sweet chili sauce and sriracha that made me down some fried chicken in no time. No shame! I guess it was the spiciness of the sauce that lifted my happy palate.
Even if you’re not crazy about mayonnaise, you got to try this bang bang sauce recipe when you have fried snacks to munch on.
What Is Bang Bang Sauce
Bonefish Grill copycat bang bang sauce is a creamy dipping sauce with has mayonnaise as the base. Mayonnaise is flavored with Thai sweet chili sauce and sriracha for extra kick. Add honey if you want to mellow down the heat, I love anything spicy, so we happily skipped honey.
The spiciness in bang bang shrimp sauce is perfect with fried snacks.
What Is In Bang Bang Shrimp Sauce
3 (4 in case honey is used) simple ingredients make a sauce that is not just ridiculously delicious, but also easy to make. You need 1 minute to make the sauce!
Our version of bang bang shrimp sauce has-
Thai sweet chili sauce
And honey(if you like to reduce the spiciness)
Pro-Tip: Use good quality mayonnaise. You sauce is only as good as mayonnaise.
How to Make Bang Bang Sauce
Got a minute? Make bang bang sauce!
This bang bang sauce is the simplest dipping sauce you’d ever make. It’s a combinations of creamy, sweet, spicy that goes perfect with seafood. Fried shrimp, fried fish are the best choices with which you can serve bang bang sauce.
It’s good with vegetables too. Over the weekend I served the leftover bang bang sauce with raw vegetables cut into fingers, it worked! Kids downed more vegetables than usual!
Combine mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce and sriracha. Add honey is using. Mix it all together! Serve! See, as promised it takes 1 minute!
How to Serve Bang Bang Sauce
Bang bang sauce is Bonefish Grill’s popular recipe which is originally made to serve with bang bang shrimp. Bang bang sauce is the star for bang bang shrimp recipe. So of course use it in bang bang shrimp recipe.
Bang bang shrimp tacos are another favorite use of bang bang sauce.
Or use it as dipping sauce on side with any other meat or vegetables appetizers!
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1 MINUTE BANG BANG SAUCE RECIPE VIDEO
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1 Minute Bang Bang Sauce (Copycat)
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 4 teaspoon Thai sweet chili sauce
- 1 ½ teaspoon sriracha
- 1 teaspoon honey optional
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
- Serve immediately with bang bang shrimp.
- Store in air tight container refrigerated for about 10 days.