Bang Bang Sauce

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This Bang Bang Sauce is a sweet and spicy topping perfect with any type of meat, veggies, or even as a chip dip. And it’s so easy to whip up! You’ll love the flavor it adds to any meal or snack.

hand dipping slice of cucumber into bang bang sauce

What Is Bang Bang Sauce Used For?

Bang Bang sauce is a versatile and flavorful condiment that has gained popularity for its ability to elevate a variety of dishes. Originating from Asian cuisine, this creamy and slightly spicy sauce is known for its distinctive taste. Its uses are diverse, making it a favorite in the culinary world. Bang Bang sauce is commonly used as a dipping sauce for fried or grilled seafood, such as shrimp or calamari. Its creamy texture and the combination of sweet, savory, and spicy flavors add a delicious kick to the seafood, enhancing the overall dining experience. Additionally, Bang Bang sauce can be used as a dressing for salads, wraps, or drizzled over grilled chicken or vegetables, offering a burst of unique and zesty flavor.

bang bang sauce in a bowl

Making Bang Bang sauce at home is remarkably easy, requiring just a few simple ingredients. Adjusting the spice level or sweetness is easy by modifying the amount of Sriracha or sweet chili sauce. With minimal preparation and no cooking required, homemade Bang Bang sauce is an accessible way to enhance your meals, adding a touch of Asian-inspired flair to a wide range of dishes.

hand holding a bowl of bang bang sauce

Looking for more flavorful sauces to spice up your meals? Check out Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Chili Dipping Sauce Recipe, Sriracha Spicy Mayo Recipe, and Best Ever Homemade Buffalo Sauce Recipe.

hand dipping a popcorn shrimp into bang bang sauce

How To Make Bang Bang Sauce

bang bang sauce next to mayo, sweet chili sauce, sriracha, and honey

Add 1/4 cup of mayo to a glass measuring cup. On top of the mayo, pour in 1/4 cup of sweet chili sauce, 2 Tablespoons sriracha sauce, and 1 Tablespoon honey.

Use a spoon to stir the mixture until it is blended into a sauce.

Pour Bang Bang sauce into a serving dish.

bowl of creamy and spicy bang bang sauce

Cooking Tips

  • It’s easiest to make this sauce in a glass measuring cup, so you can measure out the ingredients as you add them
  • Stir sauce for about 1 minute, to ensure that everything is well blended
  • This sauce can be used on top of meals, like chicken or fish, or it can be used as a dip for veggies or chips

bowl of bang bang sauce, surrounded by popcorn shrimp

Is Bang Bang Sauce The Same As Yum Yum?

No, although both have a creamy texture due to the mayonnaise, bang bang sauce is a bit sweeter and yum yum sauce has a distinct vinegary flavor.

hand dipping a sliced cucumber into creamy bang bang sauce

What To Serve With Bang Bang Sauce

Asian-inspired dishes like Asian Spicy Sesame Cucumber Salad Recipe, Beef Teriyaki, or Hibachi Chicken would be extra flavorful when topped with this Bang Bang sauce.

hand dipping a tasty popcorn shrimp into appetizer bang bang sauce

Or dip air-fried snacks into the sauce for a unique and tasty appetizer! Try Air Fryer Pasta Chips, Air Fryer Zucchini Chips, and Air Fryer Tortilla Chips.

spicy and sweet bang bang sauce

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hand dipping a slice of cucumber into bang bang sauce, with mayo, sweet chili sauce, sriracha, and honey behind the bowl

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Bang Bang Sauce

This Bang Bang Sauce is a sweet and spicy topping perfect with any type of meat, veggies, or even as a chip dip. And it's so easy to whip up! You'll love the flavor it adds to any meal or snack.
Prep Time2 minutes
Total Time2 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Condiment, Dip, Sauce
Keyword: Bang Bang Sauce
Cooking Method: No-Cook
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 145kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp honey

Instructions

  • Add 1/4 cup of mayo to a glass measuring cup. On top of the mayo, pour in 1/4 cup of sweet chili sauce, 2 Tablespoons sriracha sauce, and 1 Tablespoon honey.
  • Use a spoon to stir the mixture until it is blended into a sauce.
  • Pour Bang Bang sauce into a serving dish.

Notes

  • It's easiest to make this sauce in a glass measuring cup, so you can measure out the ingredients as you add them
  • Stir sauce for about 1 minute, to ensure that everything is well blended
  • This sauce can be used on top of meals, like chicken or fish, or it can be used as a dip for veggies or chips
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 420mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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