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Old Bay Smoked Shrimp Recipe

Old Bay Smoked Shrimp Recipe

Way better than steamed or boiled shrimp, this Old Bay Smoked Shrimp Recipe is just too simple to be true. Only 2 ingredients: Shrimp + Old Bay. Smoke it and Wow! You can serve it with Cherri’s Spicy Cocktail Sauce.

Old Bay Smoked Shrimp

Serves 6-12
Prep time 20 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 40 minutes
By author Dish Ditty
This recipe really doesn't need to be written as it is too simple, but boy is it a great appetizer.


  • 2lb Large Raw Shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning


Step 1
Soak Skewers in Water
Soak skewers in water. This isn't as necessary when smoking but is crucial if you will be grilling the shrimp.
Step 2
Thaw in cold water
If using frozen shrimp, thaw in cold water.
Step 3
Pat dry shrimp
Peel shrimp, leaving the tail on if desired. Rinse and drain the water and pat dry with paper towels.
Step 4
Sprinkle with Old Bay
Sprinkle shrimp with the Old Bay seasoning.
Step 5
Preheat smoker to 225 degrees.
Step 6
Use 2 skewers, leave room
Skewer the shrimp using two skewers per shrimp so it is easier to flip. Be sure to leave room around each shrimp for the smoke.
Step 7
Place directly on grill
Place the shrimp skewers directly on the smoker, being sure to leave room between the skewers. Smoke for 20 minutes at 225 degrees.
Step 8
Remove from smoker and serve.
Remove from the smoker and serve.

Old Bay Smoked Shrimp by Dish Ditty
Old Bay Smoked Shrimp

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