Bang Bang Shrimp Copycat Recipe

  • 1 pound large (21-25 ct) raw shrimp, peeled/deveined & tails removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • pinch pepper
  • pinch garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup corn starch
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
Sauce ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon peanut butter
  • splash of hot sauce
Extras: Cocktail toothpicks, for serving

-Place the shrimp in a large bowl.  Sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder.  Toss.
-Whisk the eggs in a small bowl.
-Place the cornstarch in a shallow bowl.
-Combine all sauce ingredients in a small bowl.  Set aside.
-Heat the coconut oil in a large skillet on medium/high heat.
-Stir and toss the shrimp in the cornstarch until coated.
-Dip the cornstarch-coated shrimp into the egg.  Carefully add the shrimp into the pan.  Cook 
 until crispy, flipping so both sides cook (about 1 minute per side).
-Remove cooked shrimp onto a paper towel to drain.
-Toss the shrimp with the sauce, until coated.  Skewer with toothpicks and serve   
 immediately.  Extra sauce may be served for dipping.