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Easy Homemade Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

Bang Bang Sauce

If you’re missing that perfect sauce then you need to give bang bang sauce a try! It’s so easy to make and delicious to add to your favorite meals. 

Easy Homemade Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

Bang Bang Sauce is a creamy, tangy and slightly spicy sauce that has become a staple in many seafood restaurants. Originating in the United States, this sauce has quickly gained popularity among foodies and is now a sought-after condiment for a variety of dishes.

Whether you’re looking to add a kick of flavor to shrimp, chicken or vegetables, this delicious sauce is guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. This versatile sauce is easy to make and can be whipped up in no time, making it a perfect addition to any meal.

Easy Homemade Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Easy Homemade Bang Bang Sauce Recipe
  • The creamy, tangy, and slightly spicy sauce perfectly complements the crispy texture of the fried shrimp, making Bang Bang Shrimp a flavor explosion in every bite. This recipe has simple ingredients but produces the most creamy sauce!
  • Bang Bang Sauce with shrimp can be enjoyed as an appetizer or incorporated into a main dish. Its versatility allows it to be paired with various sides and it is also a great option for seafood lovers who are looking for a different way to enjoy shrimp.
  • With just a handful of ingredients and quick prep time, Bang Bang Sauce is an easy dish to make at home. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply want a quick and delicious sauce, this dish can be whipped up in no time because it’s a versatile sauce.
Easy Homemade Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

Great Dipping Sauce Ingredients

  • Mayonnaise – This ingredient is the base of the creamy sauce that coats the fried shrimp. Mayonnaise adds a delicious tangy and velvety taste to the sauce.
  • Sweet chili sauce – Sweet chili sauce infuses a sweet and mildly spicy flavor to the sauce. The syrupy texture of the sauce helps to balance the creaminess of the mayonnaise.
  • Hot sauce – The hot sauce in this recipe adds just the right amount of heat to the sauce, making it a bit spicy without being too overpowering.
  • White wine vinegar – The white wine vinegar adds a subtle tanginess to the sauce while also helping to cut through the richness of the mayonnaise.
  • Garlic, minced – The minced garlic brings a savory and aromatic taste to the sauce, which helps to bring out the flavors of the other ingredients. It also complements the shrimp well, creating a perfect balance of flavors.
Easy Homemade Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

FAQ for Homemade BangBang Sauce Recipe

What can I add this spicy dipping sauce to?

Use this sauce on a Bang Bang Shrimp appetizer, you can pour it over crispy french fries, chicken tenders, crispy fried shrimp, lobster rolls, or even tater tots. If you’ve never dipped chicken wings or chicken nuggets into bangbang sauce, then you’re missing out, it’s literally the perfect sauce.

What extra seasonings can I add to the bang bang sauce?

To get an even more creamy texture, you can add plain Greek yogurt. For seasoning, you can add black pepper cayenne pepper or even a little sriracha sauce.

What other sauces are similar to bang bang sauce?

Thai sweet chili sauce or sweet Thai chili sauce has been known to taste like bang bang sauce. Also, yum yum sauce and boom boom sauce are also similar to bang bang sauce.

How do I store creamy sauce?

Put the simple sauce into an airtight container. This homemade version will be the perfect mayo-based sauce for later!

With just a few simple pantry ingredients, you can get that same bang sauce taste. Homemade sauces taste so good because you know exactly what’s in them. If you’ve never had bang bang shrimp sauce, then make sure you give this recipe a try!

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Easy Bang Bang Sauce Recipe
Yield: 1 1/2 cups

Easy Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This bang bang sauce is so yummy and great for dipping your favorite protein!


  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 3 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add your mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, Hot sauce, vinegar, and minced garlic. Whisk together.
  2. Store in an airtight container, in the refrigerator, for up to two weeks.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 180Total Fat 16gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 14gCholesterol 9mgSodium 144mgCarbohydrates 8gFiber 0gSugar 7gProtein 0g

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