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BBQ Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce Recipe

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Added: Sunday, March 15, 2009


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

BBQ Sauce & Cocktail Sauce Follows:

1/4 cup Neely's BBQ sauce, recipe follows
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

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:
1 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
1/2 lemon, juiced
Dash hot sauce

Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Serve chilled.

Cocktail Sauce, recipe follows

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.

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