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Bang Bang Shrimp (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

  • Author: Michelle
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x


  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • Green onion for garnish

For the paleo/whole 30 bang bang sauce

  • 1/4 cup compliant mayo
  • 1 tbsp siracha or hot sauce
  • 2 tsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt

For the AIP bang bang sauce 


  1. Stir together the sauce ingredients for whichever sauce you’re using, and set aside
  2. Using a large skillet, melt the coconut oil over medium heat
  3. Pat the shrimp dry and season. Toss with arrowroot starch until lightly coated.
  4. Fry in the coconut oil in two batches. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, and remove from the pan when fully cooked. Remove the shrimp and set aside, leaving the coconut oil in the pan.
  5. Toss the cooked shrimp with about two thirds of the sauce, reserving some of the side for dipping.
  6. Top with green onion and extra salt to taste, and enjoy!


All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: stove top


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 357
  • Fat: 23.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.5g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Protein: 30.9g