Grilled Shrimp Cocktail

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.  grilled shrimp recipe


  • 2 Pound Shrimp With Tails, Deveined
  • 2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • Chopped Italian Parsley, For Garnish

Cocktail Sauce

  • 1/2 Cup Ketchup
  • 2 Tablespoon Prepared Horseradish
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • Kosher Salt Finely Ground
  • Black Pepper
  • Hot Sauce, Optional

When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 350°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Rinse the shrimp in a colander and pat dry with paper towels. In a large bowl, combine shrimp with oil and Old Bay Seasoning. If not using seasoning, add 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Toss until shrimp are well coated and place shrimp on a baking sheet that will fit on the grill. Place the baking sheet with the shrimp on the grill and cook until opaque, about 5 to 7 minutes. For the Cocktail Sauce: Mix together ketchup, horseradish and lemon juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper, adding hot sauce if desired.  Serve the cocktail sauce in a bowl alongside the grilled shrimp. Top shrimp and sauce with chopped Italian parsley. Enjoy your grilled shrimp recipe before the main course!

This recipe was originally published on Traeger’s website. Be sure to check out our selection of Traeger grills as we are Iowa’s Traeger dealer!

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