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  • JRJI
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    • Nov 2018
    • 20
    • Calgary

    Shrimp tacos

    Howdy.... anyone out their have a shrimp taco recipe?? I’ll be cooking on my pellet smoker.
  • FireMan
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    • Jul 2015
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    • Bottom of Winnebago

    #2
    I know next to nothing about a pellet cooker. But, I have cooked some shrimp in my time & it’s been hot & fast in a wok or a skillet or on a grill. Fast mostly cuz it doesn’t take much to cook shrimp. I question your method for your tacos. Maybe some pellet officianados will have some better advice.

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    • jharner
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      #3
      Love my Camp Chef Pellet Smoker but don't cook shrimp on it. For me shrimp is either boiled or blackened in my cast iron skillet. We eat a lot of shrimp but do not use the pellet smoker. Sorry to post and not help.

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      • JRJI
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        • Nov 2018
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        • Calgary

        #4
        Originally posted by jharner View Post
        Love my Camp Chef Pellet Smoker but don't cook shrimp on it. For me shrimp is either boiled or blackened in my cast iron skillet. We eat a lot of shrimp but do not use the pellet smoker. Sorry to post and not help.
        Shrimp Tacos
        https://www.traegergrills.com/recipe...d/shrimp-tacos
        I’m going to give this a go

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        • Mr. Bones
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          Wishin ya a great cook!
      • EasyMoney
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        • Sep 2016
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        #5
        For what it's worth, I've done shrimp a bunch of times in my stove top smoker. They come out great and only take 15 minutes.

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        • Dadof3Illinois
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          • Jul 2017
          • 578
          • Southeast Illinois

          #6
          Lemon pepper, cilantro, green onions, lime juice and a touch of soy sauce and olive oil.
          Chop the green onions and cilantro up and to a ziplock bag with the shrimp, juice of one lime a couple dashes of soy sauce some olive oil and a couple tables spoons of lemon pepper seasoning. Let that marinate for about an hour in the fridge.
          i cook in a skillet over high heat with some canola oil and butter. Or on my frog mat on the gas grill.
          Serve with a fresh pickled slaw, slice of avocado and cilantro then a nice spicy mayo sauce all in a quality tortilla.

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            #7
            I too do a lime/soy/olive oil/cilantro mix. Let it marinade in the refrig and reserve some to baste. Unless you have a grill feature on your pellet smoker, I would recommend grilling hot rather than smoking low. You risk letting the shrimp get too dry going low. I normally skewer them and grill over hot coals or in my gas grill. Watch them close because the minute they turn opaque and are pinkish they are done.

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            • ColonialDawg
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              • Oct 2017
              • 402
              • Coastal VA

              #8
              My favorite recipe:

              https://www.onceuponachef.com/recipe...ado-salsa.html

              Actually a great site for solid recipes that won’t break the bank and are especially good for busy families.

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              • ssandy_561
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                • Apr 2015
                • 981
                • Central OHIO

                #9
                https://youtu.be/MD78v901eD0

                Here is a good video from Steven Raichlen for smoked shrimp. He’s making shrimp cocktail with the shrimp but I bet the marinade he uses would be great for shrimp tacos.

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                • Donw
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                  +1 Done a couple of Raichlen shrimp dishes and they all turned out well on my pellet smoker.
              • JRJI
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                • Nov 2018
                • 20
                • Calgary

                #10
                Originally posted by Troutman View Post
                I too do a lime/soy/olive oil/cilantro mix. Let it marinade in the refrig and reserve some to baste. Unless you have a grill feature on your pellet smoker, I would recommend grilling hot rather than smoking low. You risk letting the shrimp get too dry going low. I normally skewer them and grill over hot coals or in my gas grill. Watch them close because the minute they turn opaque and are pinkish they are done.

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                Looks amazing!

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