Recipe: Appetizing Instant Pot Shrimp boil

Instant Pot Shrimp boil. Make life easier with Instant Pot, the programmable pressure & multi cooker. This Instant pot shrimp boil recipe uses the traditional mix of smoked sausage, sweet corn, onion, garlic, potatoes, and shrimp that is seasoned with Old Bay Seasoning and butter. While a traditional low country boil will use unpeeled shrimp, for simplicity, I like to buy my shrimp peeled, cleaned, and even with the tails removed.

Instant Pot Shrimp boil This Instant Pot low country boil recipe is delicious and definitely feeds a crowd. It is finger-licking-good and is filled with seafood flavor/seasoning from the old bay seasoning. Quick and easy Instant Pot Shrimp Boil recipe made with potatoes, corn, shrimp, sausage, and just a few simple seasonings. You can have Instant Pot Shrimp boil using 8 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Instant Pot Shrimp boil

  1. You need 2 bags of shrimp medium frozen with shell and tail on.
  2. You need 6-8 of Red potatoes.
  3. You need of Frozen corn on the cob.
  4. You need 1 packages of Polska kielbasa/ or any sausage like that.
  5. It’s 1 of onion.
  6. Prepare 1 of lemon.
  7. Prepare 2.62 oz of old bay or more.
  8. It’s Splash of hot sauce.

You'll notice that the shrimp required in this tasty Instant Pot® recipe are frozen. Shrimp have a much lower cooking time than some of the other Low-Country Boil ingredients, so it helps if your shrimp are frozen so they don't overcook and dry out. If you have fresh shrimp, freeze them for an hour after cleaning before adding them to the dish. Try this Instant Pot seafood recipe!

Instant Pot Shrimp boil instructions

  1. Wash and cut red potatoes. Cut in half.
  2. Add water to instant pot about half way then add all of the old bay seasoning and stir.
  3. Add the potatoes and all the corn on the cob, to the instant pot.
  4. Cut onion add to instant pot.
  5. Cut lemons in half and over instant pot squeeze in the lemon juice then add the lemons to instant pot..
  6. Then add a splash or a dash of hot sauce.
  7. Add the cut sausage.
  8. At this point make sure everything is covered with the water and make sure your not past your marks in the instant pot you may need to add water or take some out it all depends on how many potatoes and corn you use(skip this step if using a pot on the stove) I was over my line as you can see I had to pour some out..
  9. Cook on steam setting for 12 mins.Then release pressure… add in the frozen uncooked shrimp make sure they are all covered with the water put lid on and let sit for about 3-5 mins till shrimp is done no need to put back under pressure this is how you don’t over cook your shrimp.(steps if using stove bring to a boil after potatoes and corn is done add shrimp, when shrimp is done remove from water immediately to keep the shrimp from over cooking).
  10. Once shrimp is done remove from water immediately with a colander..
  11. Can skip ice step : Traditional way is to clean out your sink and have bag of ice in the sink to cool off the shrimp boil.when after you drain it to keep the shrimp from cooking more (can use a cooler as well) this step can be skip I skip it all the time and just pour the shrimp boil on to a big cookie sheet after u drained all the water off, or I have put down news paper on a table and just put it on that. Most of the time I do the cookie sheet and we eat right off of that..
  12. What the shrimp should look like when done (this can get over cooked fast).
  13. Note- when adding the shrimp as you see I moved some of the corn up top to get the shrimp all the way under the water you can take some of the corn out or potatoes if needed. Stir a few times and check on shrimp a few times this takes 3-5 mins if that..

Instant Pot shrimp boil is an easy and healthy dinner you can throw together in no time. If you love seafood and your pressure cooker you've gotta try this. Skip to secondary menu Instant Pot Shrimp Boil takes just a few minutes of prep work and only two minutes to cook. Easy shrimp recipes are traditional in our house, as they make the quickest and most delicious dinners. Replace the lid and make sure the pot is still set to WARM.