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Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp

Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe

Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp is such a fun shrimp dish! You can eat them on their own or pop them in tortillas for some tacos. It's also easy to make - and a little messy - which come on - is the fun part!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Side
Cuisine American, chinese
Servings 4
Calories 686 kcal


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 lb extra large RAW shrimp peeled, deveined, tails off
  • 1/4 cup Duke's mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sweet Thai chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp gochujang sauce or sriracha
  • 2 tbsp scallion green ends, diced


  • Drain and rinse raw shrimp with water
  • Set up breading trays:
    1. flour, salt, pepper
    2. egg, buttermilk
    3. cornstarch, panko
  • Bread each shrimp through the three stations and lay in air fryer
  • Spritz shrimp with olive oil spray and air fry at 400 for 3 minutes
  • Flip shrimp - carefully so as to not break off the breading - spray with olive oil and air fry 3 min more
  • While the shrimp are cooking, whisk together mayo, sweet chili sauce and gochujang (or sriracha)
  • When shrimp are done, carefully remove with tongs or fingers and dip in sauce and put back in the air fryer for 1-2 minutes to set the sauce
  • If you want extra sauce for dipping, double the sauce recipe
  • Serve shrimp on a bed of lettuce and sprinkle with scallions


Calories: 686kcalCarbohydrates: 28.4gProtein: 93.7gFat: 24.7gSaturated Fat: 1.7gCholesterol: 881mgSodium: 4773mgPotassium: 84mgFiber: 1.5gSugar: 9.2gCalcium: 403mgIron: 2mg
Keyword air fryer, shrimp
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