Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

These Crispy Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos are a perfect example that healthy eating doesn’t need to be boring. The sauce is sweet and tangy and the air-fried shrimp bring the best crunch to each bite! Each serving also has fiber and 46g of lean protein to help keep you full and satisfied for longer.

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Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos

Servings: 5 (2 tacos per serving)


  • Crispy Shrimp
    • 2 lb. large shrimp
    • ¼ cup cornstarch
    • ¼ cup light buttermilk
    • ¼ cup Greek yogurt, 2%
    • ¾ cup breadcrumbs
    • ½ tsp garlic powder
    • ½ tsp onion powder
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp pepper
  • Bang Bang Sauce
    • ⅓ cup Greek yogurt, 2%
    • ⅓ cup sweet chili sauce
    • ¼ cup mayonnaise, light
    • 2 tsp sriracha
    • 2 tsp soy sauce
    • ¼ tsp black pepper
    • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • Spray olive oil
  • 10 taco tortillas
  • Shredded coleslaw
  • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Lime, sliced


  1. SHRIMP: Clean and prepare shrimp, then place them in a Add cornstarch powder, tossing to coat evenly.
  2. Wisk together the buttermilk and Greek yogurt until smooth, then pour onto to the shrimp and toss until coated evenly.
  3. In a small bowl, combine breadcrumbs with the garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  4. Dip side each buttermilk-coated shrimp (one at a time) into the breadcrumbs, then set aside on a plate or piece of parchment paper.
  5. Preheat air fryer to 375F and spray the basket with olive oil. Place shrimp in the air fryer basket in a single layer (you may have to do this in a couple batches), then spray the tops again with olive oil. Air fry for 5-8 minutes (depending on size of shrimp) or until shrimp are cooked through and breadcrumbs are beginning to brown.
  6. SAUCE: While the shrimp cook, make the sauce by mixing together all ingredients under “Bang Bang Sauce” in a jar. Set aside.
  7. TACO ASSEMBLY: Warm the tortillas in air Top with coleslaw, crispy shrimp, a few spoonfuls of sauce, fresh parsley, and a squeeze of lime. Enjoy!

Nutritional Info (per serving)

  • 480 calories | 8g fat | 58g carbs | 3g fiber | 46g protein
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