10+ BEST Dipping Sauces for Coconut Shrimp

Coconut shrimp is a delicious appetizer or main dish that pairs well with a variety of dipping sauces. Here are 10+ delicious sauce options to try out!

The BEST Dipping Sauces for Coconut Shrimp

These are some of my favorite dipping sauces to serve with coconut shrimp.

Why?

They’re made with simple ingredients. Plus, they come together to quick and easy, that you’ll even have time to make them while your shrimp cooks.

Keep reading to discover a new favorite coconut shrimp sauce. Add a couple shrimp side dishes, and you’re guaranteed an amazing dinner!

Easy Coconut Shrimp Dipping Sauce Recipes

Bang bang sauce in small black bowl with serving spoon.
Add a tangy, sweet and spicy kick to your shrimp, seafood, fries, burgers, and more with Bang Bang Sauce! It’s an easy, creamy chili and mayo dipping sauce made from ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen. Plus, it's a dead ringer for the Bonefish Grill namesake appetizer Bang Bang Shrimp!
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Jar of chipotle crema with spoon on small plate next to lime wedges and small bowl of chipotles.
Add some smoke and spice to your favorite shrimp recipe with this Chipotle Crema. A Mexican-inspired sauce, this creamy mix is made with chipotles in adobo to give shrimp a spicy kick.
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Crema arranged on plate with limes and cilantro.
This quick and tangy Cilantro Lime Crema is ready in just 5 minutes. Better than sour cream, this Mexican condiment is flavored with fresh cilantro and lime juice to create a creamy and vibrant dipping sauce.
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Small bowl of aji amarillo sauce topped with habanero pepper and surrounded by french fries.
This Aji Amarillo Sauce is a spicy and versatile Peruvian condiment. Spicy yellow pepper paste is blended with creamy and tangy ingredients, leaving you with an outstanding dipping sauce, spread, or dressing.
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Bowl of mango salsa in serving bowl next to tortilla chips.
This sweet Mango Salsa has tons of flavor and flair! The bursts of acidity and brightness from the juicy fresh mangos, jalapeno, lime juice, and red onion are delicious with tortilla chips or on fish tacos.
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This homemade Sweet Chili Sauce is a delicious balance of sweetness and tanginess with a spicy kick . Perfect with your favorite fried dishes!
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Overhead shot of bottle of salsa taquera next to dried chiles and spoon with sauce.
Salsa Taquera – This smoky and vibrant condiment that’s perfect for shrimp tacos. The ingredients are simple, but the flavor is extravagant!
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Overhead shot of bowl of pineapple salsa next to bowl of tortilla chips.
This Easy Pineapple Salsa is light and fresh with just a hint of heat. It makes an amazing dip for chips but is also amazing as a topping for grilled fish or pork tacos! 
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Hand dipping spoon into green sauce.
This Peruvian Green Sauce (or Aji Verde) is a spicy and versatile condiment. Made with jalapeno, cilantro, and fresh lime juice, plus Greek yogurt to give it a creamy texture. It's an amazing dipping sauce, spread or dressing.
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Orange chili dipping sauce is perfect paired with coconut shrimp.
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How to Make Ahead and Store

Many of these coconut shrimp dipping sauce recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for a few days or even in the freezer. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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Bang bang sauce in small black bowl with serving spoon.

10+ BEST Dipping Sauces for Coconut Shrimp

Coconut shrimp is a delicious appetizer or main dish that pairs well with a variety of dipping sauces. Here are 10+ delicious sauce options to try out! Try this Bang Bang Sauce. It’s an easy, creamy chili and mayo dipping sauce made from ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1-2 Tablespoons sriracha (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • Sesame seeds (for garnish, optional)
  • Chives (for garnish, optional)

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  • Use as a dipping sauce for shrimp, fries, onion rings, chicken tenders, etc.

Notes

The sauce will last for about 1 month when it’s stored in an airtight container in the fridge.
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Nutrition

Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 423mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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