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Grilled Texas Spicy Shrimp

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Texas Spicy Shrimp

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Cook Time

6

Minutes

Serves

6 - 8

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What's this?

Shrimp, Texas Style. Onion, garlic, and jalapeños are sautéed and then mixed with Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ sauce before being mixed with grilled shrimp.

Ingredients

  • 2 Pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil

  • To Taste salt

  • To Taste ground black pepper

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 Small onion, finely diced

  • 2 Clove garlic, minced

  • 1 Whole jalapeño pepper, deseeded and minced

  • 1 Cup Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ Sauce

  • 1/2 Cup cilantro, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1

    Wash the shrimp under cold running water, drain and pat dry with paper towels. Transfer to a bowl.
  • 2

    Gently mix the shrimp with 2 tablespoons of the oil, then season well with salt and pepper. Set aside while you make the sauce.
  • 3

    For the Sauce: Heat a saucepan over medium-low heat with 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the onion, garlic and jalapeño pepper and sauté until softened. Stir in the barbecue sauce and keep warm while the shrimp cooks.
  • 4

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
  • 5

    Arrange the large shrimp on the grill grate or use a grilling basket. Cook the shrimp 2 to 3 minutes per side until the shrimp is firm, opaque and cooked through.
  • 6

    Quickly add the cooked shrimp to the warm sauce, along with the chopped cilantro. Stir gently to coat and serve. Enjoy!