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Hickory Smoked Mixed Shellfish Grill Recipe

Image of Hickory Smoked Mixed Shellfish Grill Recipe
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  • Bring the Low Country to the menu with this shellfish grill.


Smoky Compound Butter:

  • 2 lb. Lightly Salted Butter
  • ¼ c. Wright’s Hickory Seasoning
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 4 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped and squeezed

Mixed Shellfish:

  • 2 tbsp. Shallots fine diced
  • 2 Whole Lobsters
  • 12 Jumbo Gulf White Shrimp
  • 1 lb. Little neck Clams washed
  • 1 lb. PEI Mussels, debearded and washed
  • 1 lb. Dry Sea Scallops

Mixed Shellfish

  • 4 Jersey corn on cob, blanched


Smoky Compound Butter:

  1. Allow butter to reach room temp and place in a mixer with a paddle.
  2. Add rest of ingredients and mix on low speed scrapping sides as you go until well incorporated.

Mixed Shellfish:

  1. Spilt lobsters in half and lightly crack claws. Devein Shrimp but leave shell on.
  2. Generously brush compound butter over lobster, shrimp, scallops and corn and place on grill, continue to baste throughout cooking.
  3. Place clams and mussels on grill, once open place in a bowl with a few Tbls of butter and toss before serving.


Serve a side of Smoky butter along with grilled seafood platter. Be sure to serve with plenty of napkins and a bib! This butter works very well as a finishing butter for steaks and chops, just roll butter into a log and refrigerate, then slice 1/2” coins and top steak or chop before serving and allow to melt on the way to customer.