Instant Pot Shrimp Boil Recipe


Instant Pot Shrimp Boil Recipe

How To Make Instant Pot shrimp boil

An instant pot shrimp boil recipe that will be everyone’s favorite. Scrumptious shrimp, starchy potatoes, and savory sausage all in one pot.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 17 mins
Total: 22 mins


For Shrimp Boil:

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

For Butter Mixture:

  • 1⁄2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cajun seasoning, (or Old Bay)

For Garnish:

  • fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • 2 lemons, cut into wedges


Shrimp Boil:

  1. In a 6-quart Instant Pot add potatoes, sausage, and shrimp. Season with onion powder, garlic powder, cajun seasoning, garlic cloves, hot sauce, and bay leaves.
  2. Add the beer and water. Then place the corn on top.
  3. Close and lock the Instant Pot and point the valve to "Sealed". Select manual setting and change the pressure to High. Pressure cook for 2 minutes then quick release pressure after cooking.

Butter Mixture:

  1. In a medium bowl microwave butter until melted. Then mix in garlic powder and cajun seasoning until well combined.

To Serve:

  1. Drizzle shrimp boil with the butter mixture and garnish with chopped parsley and lemon wedges. Serve immediately.


  • Sugar: 6g
  • :
  • Calcium: 221mg
  • Calories: 3696kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Cholesterol: 1168mg
  • Fat: 386g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 102g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g
  • Potassium: 1193mg
  • Protein: 35g
  • Saturated Fat: 239g
  • Sodium: 1233mg
  • Trans Fat: 15g
  • Vitamin A: 12986IU
  • Vitamin C: 31mg
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