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    Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

    Published September 18, 2023. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

    This tasty mayo-based Bang Bang Sauce recipe is jam-packed with sweet-spicy flavor and is perfect for to serve as a dipper or a sauce to coat. You’ll love the amazing taste of this sauce.

    It doesn’t matter if it’s on a steak or a simple open-faced sandwich. We are a sauce family and love to complement what we eat with plenty of it. If you’re similar, then definitely try my Arrabbiata Sauce or Avocado Crema.

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    Bang Bang Sauce

    Bang Bang sauce is a spicy-sweet mayonnaise-based sauce consisting of mayo, sriracha, sweet chili sauce, and vinegar. It is traditionally used to coat Bang Bang Shrimp and is also served on the side with that dish. The name of this sauce is based on the Bonefish Grill restaurant chain.

    The flavors in this are very versatile and can be used on sandwiches, as a dipper, or alongside proteins like chicken fingers. In addition, you’ll love easy this is to make.

    Ingredients and Substitutions

    bang bang sauce ingredients
    • Mayonnaise – Any good full-fat mayonnaise will work.
    • Sriracha – You will need to use sriracha sauce for this recipe. No, hot sauce will not work.
    • Chili Sauce – This Thai sweet chili sauce can be found in the Asian isle in the grocery store. It is better known as Mae Ploy.
    • Vinegar – I used rice wine vinegar. The other option would be distilled vinegar.

    How to Make Bang Bang Sauce from Scratch

    Add the mayonnaise, sriracha, Thai sweet chili sauce, rice vinegar, and salt, and pepper to a medium-sized bowl.

    adding sauces to a bowl

    Next, whisk the ingredients together until they are completely combined.

    whisking bang bang sauce

    Store the sauce or serve it.

    a spoonful of bang bang sauce

    Make-Ahead and Storage

    Make-Ahead: You can make this bang bang sauce to 2 days ahead of time. You may need to re-season it before serving it.

    How to Store: Cover and keep it in the refrigerator for 5 days. This will not freeze well.

    Chef Billy Parisi

    Chef Notes + Tips

    I must admit I am a fan of Duke’s Mayonnaise if I’m not making it homemade.

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    Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

    5 from 2 votes
    This tasty mayo-based Bang Bang Sauce recipe is jam-packed with sweet-spicy flavor and is perfect as a dipper or a sauce to coat.
    Servings: 1.5 cups
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Ingredients 

    • 1 cup mayonnaise
    • 3 tablespoons sriracha sauce
    • ¼ cup sweet chili sauce
    • 1 ½ tablespoons rice vinegar
    • coarse salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

    Instructions

    • Add the mayonnaise, sriracha, Thai sweet chili sauce, rice vinegar, and salt, and pepper to a medium-sized bowl.
    • Next, whisk the ingredients together until they are completely combined.
    • Store the sauce or serve it.

    Notes

    Make-Ahead: You can make this bang bang sauce to 2 days ahead of time. You may need to re-season it before serving it.
    How to Store: Cover and keep it in the refrigerator for 5 days. This will not freeze well.
    I must admit I am a fan of Duke’s Mayonnaise if I’m not making it homemade.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 1109kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 2gFat: 112gSaturated Fat: 17gPolyunsaturated Fat: 67gMonounsaturated Fat: 25gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 2061mgPotassium: 68mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 22gVitamin A: 139IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 0.4mg
    Course: sauce
    Cuisine: American