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Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

By Amanda Haas

Serve this spicy, smokin’ shrimp cocktail at your next get together. This grilled shrimp recipe has big-time flavor and comes fully-loaded with a fiery homemade cocktail sauce.

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
2 Pound shrimp with tails, deveined
2 olive oil
1 Teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
Chopped fresh Italian parsley, for garnish
Cocktail Sauce
1/2 Cup ketchup
2 Tablespoon prepared horseradish
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
To Taste kosher salt
To Taste freshly ground black pepper
To Taste hot sauce (optional)


  • 1

    Make the shrimp: when ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 2

    Rinse the shrimp in a colander and pat dry with paper towels.

    • 2 Pound shrimp with tails, deveined

  • 3

    In a large bowl, toss the shrimp with the olive oil and Old Bay seasoning until well-coated. Arrange the shrimp on a baking sheet in a single layer.

    • 2  olive oil

    • 1 Teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning

  • 4

    Place the baking sheet with the shrimp on the grill grates. Close the lid and cook until opaque, 5-7 minutes.

    350 ˚F / 177 ˚C

  • 5

    Make the cocktail sauce: In a small bowl, mix together the ketchup, horseradish, and lemon juice. Season with salt, black pepper, and hot sauce to taste. Transfer to a serving bowl.

    • 1/2 Cup ketchup

    • 2 Tablespoon prepared horseradish

    • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

    • To Taste kosher salt

    • To Taste freshly ground black pepper

    • To Taste hot sauce (optional)

  • 6

    Arrange the shrimp on a serving platter with the cocktail sauce in the center. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately. Enjoy!

    •  Chopped fresh Italian parsley, for garnish

  • 7

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