Healthified Bang Bang Shrimp!


Healthified Bang Bang Shrimp!

Your fave Bonefish Grill appetizer, way healthier, even more delicious and at your fingertips at home!
Servings 4



  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 medium shallots peeled & sliced into 1/4" thick rounds


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1-3 teaspoons Sriracha to taste
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon low sodium tamari or soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • pinch pepper


  • 1 pound raw shrimp of choice peeled & deveined, thawed if frozen(thawing suggestion in instructions)
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose or gluten-free all-purpose flour I like King Arthur and Bob's Red Mill GF all purpose
  • pinches salt pepper and garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil plus more as needed
  • Assembly: taco shells/tortillas of choice plus any other garnish you'd like


  • To quick-thaw shrimp: place in a mixing bowl (out of the bag) and covering with barely lukewarm (NOT warm) water for 5-10 minutes, until softened. Drain and pat dry.
  • Quick-Pickled Shallots: Whisk together apple cider vinegar and honey in a shallow bowl. Add sliced shallots, press to make sure they’re covered in the mixture, and refrigerate.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together all sauce ingredients and set aside.
  • In a gallon bag, combine shrimp, flour and pinches of salt, pepper and garlic powder. Seal and shake to evenly coat.
  • Heat a large skillet (ideally cast-iron) to medium-high heat and turn on exhaust fan. Add avocado oil. When oil moves quickly around the pan test with a splash of water. If it sizzles, you’re ready to cook!
  • Add approximately half of your shrimp, making sure not to overlap. Sear for 2-3 minutes, until easy to flip and golden-brown on the bottom. Flip and repeat; this side should take a bit less time. If your shrimp doesn’t look fully cooked, turn down the heat and cover with a lid for 2-3 minutes, until completely opaque.
  • Transfer to a heat-proof bowl and repeat with remaining shrimp, adding more oil as needed. Once all shrimp is cooked and in the bowl, add approximately ⅓ cup sauce and toss to coat.
  • Serve in warmed tortillas with an extra drizzle of sauce, a handful of pickled shallots, and any garnish of choice. I don’t recommend reheating; this recipe is best made a la carte!


Think about warming your tortillas as shrimp is finishing cooking, so you can serve quickly.
Course: Appetizer, Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dairy Free, dairyfree, family friendly, Gluten Free, glutenfree, healthy, healthy dinner, healthy recipe, healthy takeout, kid friendly, Sauce

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