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Bangin Good Spicy Shrimp Bowls

If you like Bonefish Grill's ever so popular Bang Bang Shrimp than you will love this recipe! Quick fried shrimp in a creamy spicy mayo over rice. Its the perfect week night meal!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Seafood
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

for the shrimp

  • 1/2 lb. medium raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups vegetable oil

for the sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet Thai chili sauce
  • 2-4 tablespoons Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce*
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons water this is to thin out the sauce if it's too thick

to make the bowls

  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 avacado sliced
  • 1 cup shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons scallions thinly sliced

Instructions

  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. In a bowl, add cornstarch, salt and pepper and dredge the shrimp in it, tapping off excess.
  • Working in batches, add shrimp to the skillet and cook until evenly golden and crispy, about 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • To make the sauce, whisk together mayo, sweet Thai chili sauce, sriracha, and peanut butter. Add a tablespoon or two of water if it's too thick.
  • Toss the shrimp into the sauce until evenly coated and serve immediately over rice, topped with lettuce, scallions and avacado. Drizzle any remaining sauce over top.
  • Enjoy!