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Traeger Jerk Shrimpby Dennis The Prescott

Difficulty 2/5
Prep time 15 mins

Cook time 10 min
Serves 8-12

Hardwood Alder

Bring the island vibes to your backyard with Dennis The Prescott’s Traeger jerk shrimp recipe. Homemade jerk seasoning and zesty lime add a bold Caribbean kick to your favorite shellfish.


1 TBSP Brown Sugar

1 TBSP Smoked Paprika

1 TSP Garlic Powder

1/4 TSP Ground Thyme

1/4 TSP Ground Cayenne


1 TSP Sea Salt

Zest of 1 Lime

3 TBSP Olive Oil

2 LBS Shrimp, Peel On


Combine spices, salt, and lime zest in a small bowl and mix. Place shrimp into a large bowl, then drizzle in the olive oil, Add the spice mixture and toss to combine, making sure every shrimp is kissed with deliciousness.

When ready to cook, set the temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes

Arrange the shrimp on the grill and cook for 2 – 3 minutes per side, until firm, opaque, and cooked through.

Serve with lime wedges, fresh cilantro, mint, and Caribbean Hot Pepper Sauce. Enjoy!

Click to learn more about Pro Team member Chef Dennis The Prescott. Check out more of his recipes and photos on his Instagram @DennisThePrescott.

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