ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Hickory-Smoked Barbecue Shrimp

Yield 8 to 10 servings
For easier cleanup, cover the dish inside and out with aluminum foil.


  • 2 cups hickory chips
  • 3 pounds unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
  • 3 lemons, sliced
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup hickory-flavored barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup dry shrimp-and-crab boil seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine, cut up
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine

How to Make It

  1. Soak wood chips in water at least 30 minutes.

  2. Prepare charcoal fire in grill; let burn 15 to 20 minutes.

  3. Drain chips, and place on coals.

  4. Place layers of shrimp and lemon slices alternately in dish; brush with barbecue sauce. Sprinkle with shrimp-and-crab boil seasoning, pepper, and hot sauce; dot with butter. Add wine to dish.

  5. Place dish on grill rack, and cook, covered with grill lid, 15 to 20 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink, stirring once.

  6. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Krraft Thick'n Spicy Hickory Smoked Barbecue Sauce and McCormick Shrimp-and-Crab Boil Seasoning.