One of the fastest meals you can prepare with your smoker is this smoked garlic shrimp. It takes just 45 minutes to complete. Although these shrimp are just barely seasoned to allow the smoke flavor to shine, you may always add more. Use wood with a richer taste if you’d like.

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Smoked Garlic Shrimp Recipe

Shrimp is a delicious meal option for gatherings since it cooks up quickly and easily in the smoker.
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • Smoker
  • Small bowl


  • 2 Lbs Shrimp peeled and deveined with tails still on
  • 1/4 Cup Flat Leaf Parsley (chopped)
  • 1/4 Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1/4 Cup Dry Sherry
  • 4 Cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 Shallot (minced)


  • Parsley, oil, lemon zest, sherry, garlic, red pepper flakes, and shallots are mixed together in a small bowl.
  • Place shrimp in a sealable plastic bag and pour mixture over them.
  • Seal and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Place the shrimp on the smoker's rack after removal.
  • Cooking should continue for 10 minutes once the smoker reaches medium heat (225–250 °F).
Keyword Seafood, Shrimp