Garlic Butter Smoked Shrimp

Garlic Butter Smoked Shrimp plated

Recipe Information

Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People

Garlic Butter Smoked Shrimp is a dish that brings back memories of warm summer evenings spent with family and friends. The aroma of the garlic butter melting over the smoky shrimp is simply irresistible. This recipe has been passed down through generations and has always been a crowd-pleaser.

The secret to this dish lies in the combination of flavors from the garlic, butter, and smoky shrimp. It's a versatile recipe that can be served as an appetizer or even as a main course when paired with your favorite side dishes.

Preparing this dish is not only easy but also a fun way to get everyone involved in the cooking process. You'll find that the end result is well worth the effort, leaving you with a mouthwatering dish that will have everyone asking for seconds.


  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Preheat your smoker to 225°F (107°C) and add your preferred wood chips.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine melted butter, minced garlic, chopped parsley, lemon juice, smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Add the shrimp to the garlic butter mixture and toss until evenly coated.
  4. Thread the shrimp onto skewers or place them in a grill basket.
  5. Place the shrimp in the smoker and cook for 20 minutes, or until they are pink and opaque.
  6. Remove the shrimp from the smoker and serve immediately.


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