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Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp

Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp is shrimp that is cooked to a crispy, golden brown in an air fryer and topped with homemade bang bang sauce.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Air Fryer Bang Bang Shrimp
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 362 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iamhomesteader.com


  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined, tail removed
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup panko
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 380°F and spray the basket of the air fryer with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, Thai sweet chili sauce, Sriracha, and honey. Mix well and set aside.
  3. Set out three bowls. In one bowl, add flour. In the second bowl, pour in the buttermilk. In the third bowl, add panko.

  4. With each piece of shrimp, first, dredge in the flour. Then, dip the shrimp in the buttermilk, and finally, coat with the panko. Gently press the panko into the shrimp to set the final coat.

  5. Place the coated shrimp in the basket of an air fryer and spray the tops of the shrimp with nonstick cooking spray. Cook for 6 minutes. Then, using tongs, flip the shrimp over and cook for another 6 minutes, or until golden brown.

  6. Remove the air fried shrimp and coat with the bang bang sauce. Serve immediately.