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Bang Bang Sauce

Our easy homemade Bang Bang Sauce recipe is a versatile and flavorful condiment that has gained popularity for its perfect balance of spicy, sweet, and savory elements. Made primarily from mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, sriracha, and hot honey, this sauce delivers multi-dimensional flavors that can make even the most boring meal fun. Whether used as a dip, a dressing, or a sauce to drizzle over seafood, chicken, or vegetables, Bang Bang Sauce is a must-try for those who appreciate a kick of heat paired with a hint of sweetness.

Homemade Bang Bang Sauce

This delicious condiment is simple to make, requiring just a handful of ingredients to achieve its distinctive taste. Its versatility makes it an excellent addition to your culinary repertoire, suitable for enhancing the flavor of everything from shrimp and chicken to wraps and salads.

Here’s why you’ll want to keep a jar of Bang Bang Sauce in your fridge at all times.

Why you’ll love this dish…

  • Versatile Use: Works great as a dip, dressing, or sauce.
  • Quick to Prepare: Only takes a few minutes to mix up.
  • Easily Customizable: Adjust the heat and sweetness to taste.
  • Long Shelf Life: Can be stored in the fridge for future use.

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Bang Bang Sauce shopping list

Wondering if you have to hit the store? Here’s the list of items you’ll need to make this recipe. For specific amounts, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.

  • Mayo
  • Sriracha
  • Sweet Chili Sauce
  • Hot Honey

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How to make Bang Bang Sauce

Wondering what you’re getting yourself into when you make this dish? Here’s a quick overview of the process! Make sure you follow the instructions at the recipe card at the bottom of the post while you’re cooking.

  • Combine Ingredients:
    In a bowl, mix together 1/2 cup of mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon of sriracha (adjusting as desired), 1/4 cup of sweet chili sauce, and 2 teaspoons of hot honey.
  • Mix Well:
    Ensure that all the ingredients are thoroughly combined for a smooth consistency.
  • Taste Test:
    Adjust the level of spiciness or sweetness according to your preference.
  • Store:
    Transfer the sauce to a jar or an airtight container.
  • Refrigerate:
    Keep the sauce in the fridge until you’re ready to use it.

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Bang Bang Sauce FAQ

How long can I store Bang Bang Sauce?

Properly refrigerated, it can last up to two weeks.

Can I make it in advance?

Absolutely, making it in advance allows the flavors to meld together.

Are there any substitutions I can make?

Yes, for a lighter version, Greek yogurt can replace mayonnaise.

Can I adjust the spice level?

Definitely, feel free to increase or decrease the amount of sriracha.

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This sweet and spicy homemade Bang Bang Sauce is perfect served with some homemade hibachi or tossed with your favorite grilled protein!
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Course: Homemade
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


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


  • Combine all ingredients in a small dish.
  • Cover and store in the fridge until ready to use.


Calories: 156kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 0.3gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 8gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 260mgPotassium: 7mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 14IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 2mgIron: 0.1mg
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Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.