This delicious and simple instant pot shrimp scampi recipe takes minutes to make and can be served over pasta or rice for a quick and tasty dinner.
Do you feel like you're running out of recipes you can make with your Instant Pot? You're in luck. This recipe is something that you're going to absolutely love to make in your Instant Pot. This is so, so simple to make and is great for those nights when you're running behind. It's also a great recipe to make when you're looking to create a romantic dinner for your spouse.
If you love shrimp scampi, but have always been intimidated by making it at home, you're going to love this recipe. It's so easy to make and takes literally less than 10 minutes to prepare. If you've got the ingredients on hand, you can make this dish faster than you could call in an order to your favorite seafood restaurant. Best of all, you'll pay a lot less.
This shrimp scampi instant pot recipe uses simple ingredients that can be found in any grocery store. If you're looking to branch out and try new recipes, this is a great one to try. Whether you're looking for something fresh tasting in the middle of winter or a quick supper on a hot summer's night, this recipe is going to be a winner.
Pair this shrimp scampi with a side salad and crusty French bread to soak up all that yummy sauce. Don't forget a glass of white wine to complete the meal.
You can find a printable version of the recipe at the bottom of the post.
Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Ingredients
- 2 lb shrimp
- 2 Tablespoon oil
- 2 Tablespoon butter
- 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
- 1/2 cup white wine, optional
- 1/2 cup chicken stock
- 1 lb pasta or 3 cups cooked rice*
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, optional
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Parsley, optional garnish
Making Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi
Place the oil and butter in the Instant Pot. Set to Sautee.
When the butter is melted, add the garlic and cook until fragrant. Add the white wine and chicken stock to deglaze the pot, and stir up any browned bits.
Turn off the Sautee setting and add the shrimp and cover.
Set to meat/stew for 1 minute and natural release for 5 minutes. Stir in the cooked pasta or rice and add the lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.
*To cook rice in your instant pot, use 2 cups of rice and 3 cups of water. Use the rice button on Instant Pot and do a 10-minute natural pressure release.
*To cook pasta in your instant pot, use 2 cups of pasta to 3 cups of water. Use the soup button and cook 8 minutes, quick release.
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