smoked cajun shrimp recipe

Southern Style Smoked Cajun Shrimp with Spicy Ranch Dip Recipe

Delicious Southern Style Cajun Shrimp. Greatest Shrimp recipe so far!!


1 Pound fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 Tbsp oil

1 ½ Tsp paprika

1 ½ Tsp salt

1 Tsp garlic powder

1 Tsp onion powder

1 Tsp oregano

½ Tsp thyme

½ Tsp ground black pepper

½ Tsp cayenne pepper

⅓ Cup ranch salad dressing

3 Tbsp hot sauce


In a large bowl, toss the shrimp with oil, paprika, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, thyme, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Place the shrimp on smoker racks.

Set the smoker to 225ºF using wood bisquettes of choice (alder, apple and pacific work great)

Smoke the shrimp until they turn pink and are cooked through. This can take 30-45 minutes

Make the spicy ranch dip by whisking together the ranch salad dressing with the hot sauce

Serve the shrimp with the spicy ranch dip