2lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 24 shrimp)
3 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper
1 small onion, peeled and finely diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeno peeper, seeded and finely minced
1 cup Traeger Texas Spicy BBQ sauce
fresh cilantro leaves
Wash the shrimp under cold running water, drain, and pat dry with paper towels. Transfer to a bowl. Gently mix the shrimp with 2 tablespoons of the oil, then season well with salt and pepper. Set aside while you make the sauce.
Heat a saucepan over medium-low heat with 1 tablespoons of oil. Add the onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper. If desired, and sauted until softened. Stir in the BBQ sauce and keep warm.
When ready to cook, start the traeger grill on smoke with lid open until the fire is established (4-5 minutes). Set the temp to 450 and preheat, lid closed, for 10-15 minutes.
Arrange shrimp on grill grate and grill, 2-3 minutes per side, until the shrimp is firm and opaque and cooked through. Quickly add the cooked shrimp to the warm sauce, along with the cilantro,. Stir gently to coat. Turn onto a platter or into a large bowl and serve immediately.