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Instant Pot Shrimp Boil

Instant Pot Shrimp Boil

Instant Pot Shrimp Boil or Low Country Boil with sausage and corn, takes just a few minutes of prep work and only two minutes to cook.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Shrimp Boil
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Coming to Pressure Time: 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 411kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


Shrimp Boil:

  • 1 1/2 pounds russet potatoes quartered
  • 1 package (12.8 oz) smoked andouille sausage sliced into 2-inch logs or coins
  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp shell-on
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons cajun seasoning or Old Bay seasoning
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 ears corn halved
  • 1 bottle (12 oz) light beer use water or broth for alcohol-free
  • 1 1/2 cups water

Butter Mixture:

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning or Old Bay


  • Fresh parsley leaves chopped
  • 2 lemons cut into wedges


Shrimp Boil:

  • Place potatoes, sausage, and shrimp into a 6-qt Instant Pot.
  • Add seasoning: onion powder, garlic powder, cajun seasoning, garlic cloves, hot sauce, and bay leaves.
  • Add beer and water and top with the corn.
  • Close and lock the lid on the Instant Pot, and make sure the valve points to Sealed.
  • Select manual setting and adjust the pressure to high, set time for 2 minutes.
  • When the Instant Pot beeps and the cooking has finished, do a quick-release according to the manufacturer’s directions.

Butter Mixture:

  • Add butter to a medium bowl and microwave until melted. Stir in garlic powder and cajun seasoning until fully combined.


  • Serve shrimp boil immediately, drizzled with the butter mixture, and garnished with chopped parsley and lemon wedges.



Serving: 0g | Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 326mg | Sodium: 1093mg | Potassium: 784mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 35.3mg | Calcium: 213mg | Iron: 4.5mg