Looking for a delicious and spicy twist on traditional tacos? Look no further than these mouthwatering Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos! Featuring succulent shrimp coated in a crispy, flavorful batter and tossed in a creamy and tangy bang bang sauce, these tacos are sure to tantalize your taste buds with their perfect combination of heat and sweetness. Topped with fresh, crunchy cabbage or lettuce, creamy avocado, and fragrant cilantro, these tacos are a flavor explosion in every bite. Whether you’re entertaining guests or simply looking to spice up your weeknight dinner routine, these Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos are sure to become a new favorite in your household. So what are you waiting for? Grab some tortillas and get ready to enjoy a taste of the tropics with every bite!
1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 cup of cornstarch
1/2 cup of all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon of garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of paprika
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1/2 cup of mayonnaise
2 tablespoons of sweet chili sauce
2 tablespoons of Sriracha sauce
1 tablespoon of honey
Juice of half a lime
1 tablespoon of olive oil
8-10 small tortillas
Shredded cabbage or lettuce
In a mixing bowl, whisk together cornstarch, all-purpose flour, garlic powder, salt, paprika, and black pepper.
Add the shrimp to the dry mixture and toss to coat evenly.
In a separate bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, Sriracha sauce, honey, and lime juice until well combined. This will be your bang bang sauce.
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
Once hot, add the shrimp and cook until they turn pink and are crispy, about 2-3 minutes per side.
Remove the shrimp from the skillet and place them in a mixing bowl.
Pour the bang bang sauce over the shrimp and toss until the shrimp is coated evenly.
Warm up the tortillas in the microwave or in a skillet for a few seconds on each side.
Assemble the tacos by placing some shredded cabbage or lettuce on the tortilla, followed by the shrimp, diced avocado, and chopped cilantro.
Serve immediately and enjoy your delicious Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos