Grilled Shrimp Foil Packets


These scrumptious grilled shrimp foil packets are full of greens and seasoned with home made outdated bay seasoning. You add the shrimp proper on the finish of the cook dinner time for a scrumptious properly rounded meal.

Shrimp foil packet full of ingredients.

Scrumptious Grilled Shrimp Foil Packets

Why shrimp foil packets? Shrimp foil packets are a straightforward and scrumptious meal all wrapped up in foil. These shrimp foil packets are a complete meal in a single. You’ve received corn, potatoes, kielbasa, tomatoes, and shrimp.

These shrimp packets are straightforward to make and the proper summer time meal for a giant group or for a household who loves leftovers.

Why you’ll adore it!

The explanation why you’ll adore it.

These shrimp packets are stuffed with taste.

Clear up is straightforward!

You’ll be able to add elements that you’ve available.

Raw ingredients in foil.

Featured Elements

  • Jumbo shrimp: we recommend making these shrimp packets with jumbo shrimp. Smaller shrimp are likely to overcook simply.
  • Outdated bay seasoning. We advise making our home made outdated bay seasoning, however be at liberty to make use of retailer purchased in case you are brief on time.
  • Pink potatoes: chop up crimson potatoes into small chunks in order that they cook dinner simply and fast. Pink potatoes are cook dinner a bit sooner and are completely creamy.
  • Cherry tomatoes: cherry tomatoes cook dinner down and add to a scrumptious sauce after the shrimp foil packets are grilled.
  • Ears of corn: ears of corn which are grilled in shrimp foil packs cook dinner completely and are candy and stuffed with taste from the outdated bay seasoning.
  • Lemons: somewhat citrus added to those foil packets are essential. Don’t skip it.
  • Kielbasa: like sea meals boils and different seafood packets including kielbasa provides saltiness and compliments different elements. In case you don’t like kielbasa you possibly can omit or use your favourite pre-cooked sausage.
  • Rooster broth and wine: we use rooster broth and wine to create a scrumptious sauce that provides taste but in addition is the bottom for a scrumptious sauce that you’ll toss the entire shrimp packets sauce with.
  • Tobasco: Tabasco provides a little bit of vinegar and chew to the shrimp packet sauce.
  • Butter: butter and shrimp are made for one another. Don’t skip it.

Old Bay Seasoning on a plate.

home made

Outdated Bay Seasoning

Who doesn’t love the traditional outdated bay seasoning? Attempt making your personal home made seasoning from residence and use it on this shrimp foil packet recipe.

Make It

Easy Directions

  1. Preheat the grill. Set your grill (or oven) to 400ºF. Make sure the grill and oven are scorching earlier than including the shrimp packets.
  2. Make the aluminum boats. This can be a essential a part of the packets. You might want to make giant tin foil boats that can maintain the entire elements for the shrimp packets with out the foil ripping. You additionally have to ensure you can seal the boats fully. It’s possible you’ll want so as to add further foil whereas sealing the boats to ensure the warmth doesn’t launch.
  3. Season the shrimp. Earlier than prepping the entire elements within the boat, toss the shrimp with the home made outdated bay seasoning. Let the shrimp sit within the spices, they are going to be further flavorful after sitting within the seasoning.
  4. Add elements to the boats + cook dinner. After you might have made 2 giant aluminum boats, add the onion, potatoes, garlic cloves, tomatoes, corn, lemons, and sausage to the boats and season them with outdated bay seasoning. Toss till all of the elements are coated. Seal the aluminum boat tightly and place the boats on the grill and grill for about 25 minutes till the potatoes are fork tender.
  5. Add shrimp. Rapidly open the foil packs and place the shrimp within the packets and seal the packets instantly. Grill for an extra 5-7 minutes or till the shrimp is absolutely cooked.
  6. Toss + take pleasure in. As soon as the shrimp are absolutely cooked toss all of the elements within the sauce on the backside of every boat. Serve with scrumptious crusty bread.

Are you serving a big group? As soon as the packets are achieved, pour the shrimp packets in to giant bowls and toss so you possibly can simply go the shrimp and different elements round.

Shrimp sitting in old bay seasoning.

High Suggestions

Make sure the shrimp foil packets are sealed tightly! If the warmth escapes the foil packets the longer it’ll take for the elements to cook dinner.

Be certain that the potatoes are fork tender earlier than including the shrimp.

Don’t waste the sauce on the backside of the aluminum boats. It’s so flavorful and scrumptious. Serve the sauce over every serving of shrimp packets and use the sauce as a dip for heat bread.

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All or the ingredients for these shrimp packets go into two foil packs.


How do you grill shrimp in foil packets?

Place elements for shrimp foil packets into an aluminum boat and seal it tightly. Grill at 400ºF for 25 minutes after which add the shrimp and grill for an additional 10-Quarter-hour.

Are you able to freeze shrimp foil packets?

Sure, we advocate throwing the entire elements foil packets right into a foil pack and toss the shrimp in outdated bay seasoning and retailer the shrimp in a separate freezer secure bag. Place all elements the the identical giant freezer secure bag and freeze for as much as 3 months.

Can I add elements to those foil packets?

Sure, you possibly can add completely different greens, seasonings, and sauces to your shrimp packet.


Retailer the shrimp packet elements in an hermetic container for as much as 5 days.

A fork full of shrimp.


Home made Outdated Bay Seasoning

Foil Pack Shrimp

  • 1.5- lbs. uncooked jumbo shrimp thawed, peeled and deveined (we love the nice and collect model)
  • 4 cups crimson potatoes chopped into ½-inch chunks
  • ½ giant white onion chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 3 giant ears of corn chopped into thirds
  • 2 giant lemons sliced
  • 1 ring of kielbasa sausage (beef, pork, or turkey)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup rooster broth
  • ½ cup sauvignon blanc
  • 2 tablespoons tabasco sauce
  • 6 tablespoons chilly butter lower into 6 tablespoons
  • ½ cup recent cilantro roughly chopped


  • Preheat the grill (or oven) to 400ºF and put together aluminum ‘boats’ by layering two 1-foot items of foil on high of each other right into a cross form and fold up the edges of the highest foil in order that no liquid will escape. Repeat so you might have 2 boats. Put aside.

  • Add the entire elements for the outdated bay seasoning to a bowl or jar and blend to mix. Put aside.

  • Place the peeled shrimp into a big bowl and add 3 tablespoons of the outdated bay seasoning to the shrimp with an extra ½ teaspoon of salt to the shrimp. Toss till the shrimp are coated in spices. Place within the fridge.

    Shrimp sitting in old bay seasoning.
  • You will break up the entire elements for the foil packs into two boats. Every foil pack ought to have ¼ of a white onion, 2 cups of potatoes, 3 garlic cloves, half the tomatoes, a number of chunks of corn, 1 sliced lemon, and half of the sausage. As soon as these elements are in every foil boat, drizzle them with 1 tablespoon of olive oil every and toss all of the greens collectively. Add 1 tablespoon of outdated bay seasoning to every boat and toss once more.

    Raw ingredients in foil.
  • Add ¼ cup of broth, ¼ cup of wine, and 1 tablespoon of tabasco to every boat and high with 3 tablespoons of butter every. Fold the sides of the foil boat up in order that warmth and elements can’t escape.

  • Place the boats over direct warmth and cook dinner for 25 minutes.

  • Open the foil boats and add the shrimp to the highest of every boat, half of the shrimp in every boat. Seal the boats again up and cook dinner for an extra 5-7 minutes or till the shrimp are cooked. The shrimp cook dinner time will fluctuate by dimension of the shrimp, grill, or oven that’s getting used. Cook dinner the shrimp till pink.

    All or the ingredients for these shrimp packets go into two foil packs.
  • Take away the boats from the grill and place them on a cooled baking sheet. Unfold the boats and high with cilantro. Toss once more and serve with crusty bread.

    Shrimp foil packet full of ingredients.

Suggestions & Notes

  • You’ll have further outdated bay seasoning. Retailer in an hermetic container and retailer in a cool darkish place. 
  • We made 2 giant foil packets. Make sure while you make the foil packets, you’re utilizing 2 very giant items of tin foil so all of the elements might be sufficient room in every foil pack for elements after which for the shrimp later. If it’s simpler for you, you may make 4 smaller foil packs as a substitute of two bigger foil packs.
  • The important thing to this recipe is to ensure the aluminum foil boats are sealed and don’t launch warmth.
  • This recipe is straightforward to vary up. You should utilize any greens you might have available.
  • We used a beef kielbasa however an andouille sausage can be scrumptious.
  • Oven instructions: In case you are making these shrimp foil packets within the oven, we advocate utilizing just one layer of tin foil. Observe the instructions for the shrimp foil packets after which preheat the oven to 400ºF and bake within the oven for 35-40 minutes earlier than including the shrimp. You want a bit extra time within the oven than on the grill. 

Vitamin information

Energy: 360kcal Carbohydrates: 29g Protein: 20g Fats: 19g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 8g

Pictures: images taken on this put up are by Ashley McGlaughlin from The Edible Perspective.

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