Easy Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos Recipe

This paleo bang bang shrimp tacos recipe is the best combination of flavors! Easy shrimp tacos are topped with crunchy slaw, shrimp taco sauce, and a drizzle of sriracha.


Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings: 8 tacos
Author Maya Krampf from


Sweet Chili Sauce

  • 3.5 tablespoons White wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 1.5 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 clove Garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon Chili flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fresh ginger (minced)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • Pinch Sea salt


  • 8 medium Paleo tortillas

Tacos + Slaw

  • 1.5 lb Shrimp (peeled)
  • 2 tablespoons Tapioca flour
  • 1/3 cup Coconut oil (for frying)
  • 1 cup Nappa cabbage (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup Red cabbage (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup Fresh cilantro (minced)
  • 2 medium Green onions (sliced)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon White wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon Honey
  • Pinch Sea salt
US Customary - Metric
  1. Make bang bang sauce, according to recipe found here.

  2. In a large bowl combine the shredded Napa cabbage, shredded red cabbage, minced cilantro, and green onions. Toss with the 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar, 1/2 tablespoon honey and a pinch of salt. Set aside.
  3. Make paleo tortillas, according to recipe found here.

  4. Heat a large skillet over high heat and melt the coconut oil. Toss shrimp with tapioca until covered and place in skillet. Fry 2 minutes until golden, flip and fry another 2-3 minutes until cooked through and crispy. Toss with Bang Bang sauce.
  5. To assemble place slaw in tortilla and top with shrimp and a drizzle of Sriracha if desired.

Recipe Notes

Serving Size: 1 shrimp taco

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories: 311 | Fat: 15g | Total Carbs: 22g | Net Carbs: 21g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Protein: 20g

Nutrition facts are provided as a courtesy, sourced from the USDA Food Database. Net carb count excludes both fiber and sugar alcohols (though the latter are rarely seen on this site), because these do not affect blood sugar in most people. We try to be accurate, but feel free to make your own calculations.


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