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Spicy Asian BBQ Shrimp

Spicy Asian BBQ Shrimp

By Traeger Kitchen

Our Asian flavored grilled shrimp are marinated in a sweet ginger and jalapeno marinade, they’ve got zing and are the perfect protein for BBQ skewers or tossed in a summer salad.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

25 Min




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
1 Pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 Stalk green onions, minced
6 Clove garlic, minced
2 Teaspoon Ginger, grated
1 Teaspoon jalapeño, minced
1 Teaspoon kosher salt
3 Teaspoon canola oil
2 Tablespoon ginger, minced
1/2 Cup onion, diced
1/3 Cup soy sauce
1/4 Cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
2 Tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 Teaspoon sesame oil


  • 1

    In a large bowl add the shrimp, green onion, garlic, ginger, jalapeno, oil and salt. Mix thoroughly to coat shrimp. Let the shrimp marinate while you prepare the sauce.

  • 2

    For the Sauce: Heat the canola oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic, ginger, jalapeño, and onion and sauté about 3 minutes. Add soy sauce and brown sugar and bring to a boil. Cook, covered, over medium-low heat for about 8 minutes or until onion is tender.Cool mixture slightly, then transfer to a blender. Add in the rest of the sauce ingredients and process until a smooth puree forms.

  • 3

    When ready to cook, set temperature to High and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C

  • 4

    Skewer the shrimp on metal skewers. Place shrimp skewers directly on the grill grate and cook the shrimp until they are pink and opaque, about 3 to 5 minutes per side.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C


  • 5

    Remove shrimp skewers from the grill and brush with the prepared sauce. Enjoy!

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