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Instant Pot Shrimp Boil

Instant Pot Shrimp Boil

Instant Pot Shrimp Boil takes just a few minutes of prep work and only two minutes to cook. You can have a delicious meal in under 30 minutes.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Instant Pot Shrimp Boil
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
pressure time 15 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 411 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


Shrimp Boil:

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


  1. Place potatoes, sausage and shrimp into a 6-qt Instant Pot.
  2. Add seasoning: onion powder, garlic powder, cajun seasoning, garlic cloves, hot sauce and bay leaves.

  3. Add beer and water.
  4. Top with the corn.
  5. Close the Instant Pot and make sure the valve points to Sealed.
  6. Select manual setting and adjust pressure to high, and set time for 2 minutes. When finished cooking, quick-release pressure according to manufacturer’s directions.
  7. When the Instant Pot beeps and the cooking has finished, do a quick-release.
  8. Add butter to a medium bowl and microwave until melted. Stir in garlic powder and cajun seasoning until fully combined.
  9. Serve shrimp boil immediately, drizzled with the butter mixture and garnished with chopped parsley and lemon wedges.

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Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Shrimp Boil
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 411 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 326mg109%
Sodium 1093mg48%
Potassium 784mg22%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 755IU15%
Vitamin C 35.3mg43%
Calcium 213mg21%
Iron 4.5mg25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.