Quick and Easy Shrimp Boil
From “The I Love My Instant Pot” Cooking for One Recipe Book by Lisa Childs. Published by Adams Media, available July 6, 2021.

You can make this incredibly beautiful shrimp boil in the Instant Pot® in a couple of minutes and for a fraction of the price at a restaurant. If you want to add additional seafood such as crab, add it to the Instant Pot® at the same time as the shrimp. The cook time will stay the same.
Servings Prep Time
1servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
1servings 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 1cup chicken broth
  • 1tsp minced Garlic
  • 2 medium red potatoesquartered
  • 1 medium ear cornhusked
  • 1 , 3-ounce, link andouille sausagecut into 4 pieces on the bias
  • 1/2tbsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1cup peeled and deveined extra-large shrimp
  • 3tbsp buttermelted
  • 1/2 medium lemonfor serving
  • 1tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  1. To the Instant Pot®, add broth and garlic. Add the trivet.
  2. Add potatoes, corn, and sausage, then sprinkle Old Bay seasoning over everything.
  3. Close the lid; turn the knob to Sealing.
  4. Press Manual or Pressure Cook button and adjust time to 3 minutes.
  5. When the timer beeps, immediately turn the knob from Sealing to Venting, then remove the lid.
  6. Add shrimp, stir, then immediately replace the lid and wait 5–8 minutes until the shrimp is pink and cooked through.
  7. To serve, remove everything to a large bowl and serve with a side of butter, lemon, and sprinkle of parsley.
Recipe Notes

Per Serving
FAT: 49g
SODIUM: 3,663mg
FIBER: 11g
SUGAR: 13g