BB-8™ Shrimp Pasta
Servings Prep Time
4servings 0minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 0minutes
Cook Time
BB-8 Shrimp Pasta
  • 3 garlic clovesminced
  • 2tsp smoked paprika
  • 4cups Waterheated
  • 12oz dried spaghetti or linguinebroken in half
  • 1lb frozen peeled and deveined shrimp
Sauce Mixture:
  • 1/2cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2cup Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 3tbsp lime juice
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1tbsp Sriracha sauceor to taste
To Finish:
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4tsp crushed red pepper flakesoptional
  • 1/2cup chopped italian parsleyor 1/4 sliced scallions
  1. Add olive oil to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTE function.
  2. When oil gets hot, add the garlic and smoked paprika. Cook and stir for 1 minute.
  3. Add the heated water and deglaze by using a wooden spoon to scrape the brown bits from the bottom of the pot.
  4. Carefully fan the pasta in the pot (this helps prevent clumping) and ensure it is completely submerged.
  5. Add the frozen shrimp in a single layer–do not stir.
  6. Turn the pot off by selecting CANCEL, then secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  7. Using the display panel select the MANUAL function*. Use the +/- keys and program the Instant Pot for 4 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, combine the Sauce Mixture ingredients in a bowl.
  9. When the time is up, quick-release the remaining pressure. Stir the pasta, breaking up any clumps.
  10. Add the sauce to the pasta and adjust seasonings. Serve hot topped with chopped parsley or scallions.
Recipe Notes

*for 3 Quart model, cut recipe in half

*Manual and Pressure Cook buttons are interchangeable