How To Cook Shrimp On A Weber

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Are you ready to bring a new twist to your favorite appetizer?  Well lets get going with our Weber twist on classic shrimp cocktail.

How To Cook Shrimp On A Weber

We didn’t skimp on this either, these shrimp are HUGE.  MMMMMM, Shrimp.

Yield: 4-People
Prep time: 20 Minutes
Cook time: 12-15 minutes cooking time


Measure   Ingredient                                                                       Prep Notes      
2 Tbsp          Oil, Olive Blend                                   
24 pcs           Shrimp, Jumbo U-15                                                 Peel, Devein and rinse
1 tbsp           Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                       Adjust to suit taste

Cooking Directions:

Peel, devein and rinse the shrimp, pat dry.
Place the shrimp into a Ziploc bag, add the oil and season to taste with the Rub-A-Dub
Close the bag and shake the bag to coat the shrimp and distribute the seasoning
Allow to marinade, in the fridge for 1-2 hours
Load Traeger with Reserve Blend Pellets
Heat Traeger grill to 450˚
While Traeger is preheating, skewer the shrimp by folding them in half and skewering thru the body and tail
Once Traeger is preheated, open the lid and add the shrimp, close the lid
Sear hot for 3-4 Minutes on each side,
Cook shrimp to an internal temperature of about 125 degrees or until shrimp are pearly or opaque in color.
Shrimp should not have any translucent parts when fully cooked
Remove from the grill, cool for 5 minutes on a plate, then place plate in the fridge and cool until shrimp are completely chilled
Serve with cocktail sauce (recipe below) and wedges of lemon

Cocktail Sauce Ingredients

Measure   Ingredient                                                      Prep Notes      
1 Cup            Ketchup or Chili Sauce                                  
4-5 tbsp        Horseradish, Prepared, Hot                                     
Taste            Lemon Juice, Fresh                                                 
1 tbsp           Worcestershire Sauce
Taste            Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce      
1 tbsp           Fire Honey, 5280 Culinary                                        Adjust qty as needed


Cooking Directions:

Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well
Adjust heat with more horseradish if needed, or less
Adjust sweet with more fire honey, or less

Grills / Grill Gear Used:

Traeger, Ironwood, 885                                     Ace SKU - 8030462
Reserve Blend Pellets                                       Ace SKU – 8015887
Skewers, Metal, GrillMark                                 Ace SKU – 86803

Shopping List (Products Used):

Rub-A-Dub, 5280 Culinary                                Ace SKU – 8562050
Fire Honey, 5280 Culinary                                Ace SKU – 8017719