Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

This is recipe that is perfect for when you are feeding a crowd, Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp has just a few ingredients but oh so flavorful.

You have a few options on how to serve this easy smoked seafood dish.

Maybe with a seafood or remoulade sauce for dipping, or with some bread to soak up all the lemon garlic butter.

We served it with corn, potatoes, and sausage for kind of like a shrimp boil.

ingredients for the shrimp recipe

How to make Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

First put 4 pounds of shrimp into a casserole dish or foil pan.

These were large shrimp that were already peeled and deveined.

You could certainly get the easy peel shrimp and serve these as peel and eat shrimp for even more flavor.

Add a stick of butter and a few tablespoons of Old Bay seasoning.

adding Old Bay seasoning to the shrimp

Also some fresh lemon juice, minced garlic, and a few sprigs of fresh thyme.

seasoned shrimp before cooking

Then place the pan onto the Traeger pellet grill or smoker set to 225 degrees for about an hour.

Use tongs to toss the shrimp together a few times.

Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp smells insanely delicious!

However you decide to serve this it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser 🙂

Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Just remove the sprigs of thyme before serving.

And it’s SOOOO good with a few extra lemon wedges to squeeze over top.

Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Cheri Renee
Traeger Lemon Garlic Shrimp is a yummy smoked shrimp recipe that really feeds a crowd, yet simple and easy to make!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 pounds
Calories 475 kcal


  • Smoker
  • Traeger/Pellet Grill


  • 4 pounds jumbo shrimp deveined, you can leave shells on for peel and eat shrimp or peel them
  • 1 stick butter cut into smaller pieces
  • 3 tablespoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (plus more lemon wedges for serving)
  • 6 to 8 cloves garlic
  • a few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Optional: seafood sauce or remoulade sauce


  • Put the shrimp into a casserole dish or foil pan. Add the butter, Old Bay, lemon juice, garlic, and thyme.
  • Set your pellet grill or smoker to 225 degrees. Place the pan with the shrimp on the grill grate for an hour, tossing together a few times.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and/or seafood sauce or remoulade if desired.
Keyword Easy, Garlic, Herb, Peel and Eat Shrimp, Recipe, Shrimp Boil, Smoked, Traeger

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