BBQ Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

Total Time:
43 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
20 min
Cook:
8 min

Yield:
6 servings; as appetizer
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Neelys BBQ dry rub seasoning, recipe follows
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced, plus lemon wedges, for garnish
  • 1/4 cup Neely's BBQ sauce, recipe follows
  • Cocktail Sauce, recipe follows
  • Neelys BBQ Seasoning:
  • 1 1/2 cups paprika
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 3/4 tablespoons onion powder
  • Neelys BBQ Sauce:
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Cocktail Sauce:
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • Dash hot sauce
Directions

Rinse shrimp thoroughly in cold water and place in large bowl. Mix cloves, seasoned salt, thyme, mustard, celery salt, pepper, and Neelys seasoning in a small bowl. Sprinkle shrimp with the seasoning mixture and toss. Add lemon juice and the BBQ sauce and mix thoroughly. Cover and let marinate for 20 minutes.

Preheat grill to a medium heat. Place shrimp on grill, directly over heat. Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes per side and fully cooked. Serve with cocktail sauce and garnish with lemon wedges.

Neelys BBQ Seasoning:

Add all ingredients to a bowl and stir until combined. Keep in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

Neelys BBQ Sauce:

In a large saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer. Cook uncovered, stirring frequently, for 1 hour 15 minutes.

Yield: 3 1/2 cups

Cocktail Sauce:

Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Serve chilled.


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