"It just isn't a party unless Bang Bang Shrimp is invited," reads the web site.
According to Bonefish Grill, Bang Bang Shrimp is "tender, crispy shrimp tossed in a creamy, spicy sauce". It is made from scratch daily, and according to Food.com is Bonefish Grill's most popular dish. It usually costs $7.90.
According to FatSecret.com, an order contains 4 servings, size unspecified. Each serving contains 337 calories, 12.6 grams of fat, 29.7 grams of carbohydrates and 24.9 grams of protein. That's a calorie breakdown of 34 percent fat, 36 percent carbohydrates and 30 percent protein.
While the recipe is a secret, CDKitchen.com contains a copycat recipe. Ingredients are 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup Thai Sweet Chili Sauce, 3 drops Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce (or to taste), 1 pound shelled and deveined shrimp, dry cornstarch, oil for frying, lettuce and chopped scallions. The mayonnaise is mixed with the Thai Sweet Chili Sauce and the Sriracha is added to taste. The shrimp is deep-fried until lightly brown. It is drained on a paper towel, put in a bowl and coated with the sauce. It is served in a bowl lined with lettuce and topped with chopped scallions.
While the origin of the name is a mystery, Extending the Table by Joetta Handrich Schlabach contains a recipe for Bang Bang Chicken and explains that the name originates from street vendors' banging two sticks together to summon customers.
Bonefish Grill is owned by Bloomin' Brands, which also owns Carrabba's Italian Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, Outback Steakhouse and Roy's.