Weight Watchers Recipes

Easy Chipotle Bang Bang Shrimp Recipe



  • ▢½ cup mayonnaise
  • ▢2 teaspoon honey
  • ▢1 teaspoon lime juice fresh squeezed
  • ▢½ teaspoon dried chipotle powder or more to taste
  • ▢¼ teaspoon kosher salt


  • ▢1 pound small to medium shrimp 40-50 count peeled and deveined
  • ▢¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ▢¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ▢⅛ teaspoon onion powder
  • ▢2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • ▢vegetable oil for frying
  • ▢Fresh chopped cilantro for garnish optional
  • ▢Lime wedges for serving optional


  • Make the sauce beforehand by mixing the mayonnaise, honey, lime juice, chipotle powder, and salt in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Set aside.½ cup mayonnaise,2 teaspoon honey,1 teaspoon lime juice,½ teaspoon dried chipotle powder,¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Pat the shrimp dry with a paper towel. Toss the shrimp with the onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper in a plastic bag until coated. Add in the cornstarch and toss until coated.1 pound small to medium shrimp,¼ teaspoon garlic powder,¼ teaspoon black pepper,⅛ teaspoon onion powder,2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • Heat a heavy bottom skillet over medium heat. Add in just enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan. When oil is hot, add the shrimp in batches so they don’t touch. Shrimp cook very fast, two to three minutes per side.vegetable oil for frying
  • Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to absorb the excess oil. Place the cooked shrimp in a bowl with half of the sauce. Toss until coated. Serve with more sauce on the side for dipping. Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges if using, serve immediately.Fresh chopped cilantro for garnish,Lime wedges for serving


  1. You can use larger shrimp if you’d like, you will just get less.
  2. We do not recommend freezing this recipe.
  3. You can serve this any way that you’d like, see my tips above.
  4. If you do not like spice, you can use less of the chipotle powder or omit it.
  5. Easily double this recipe to serve a larger crowd.

Nutrition is not calculated with oil for frying.


Calories: 299kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 970mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 298IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 0.4mg

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