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Instant Pot Shrimp Recipe

This instant pot shrimp recipe cooks up tender, juicy shrimp perfectly every time. It's so easy and so delicious. Give it a try.
Course Appetizer, lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot shrimp recipe
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 4 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 33kcal


  • Instant Pot


  • 1 bag (32 oz) raw shrimp frozen, peeled, deveined, tail-off
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup water


  • Get out and measure your ingredients.
    Overhead photo of all the ingredients needed to make Instant Pot Shrimp.
  • Scatter shrimp across bottom of instant pot. Sprinkle on garlic, salt, pepper and paprika.
    Raw shrimp in an instant pot. Garlic, salt, pepper and paprika has been sprinkled onto the shrimp.
  • Drizzle oil.
    Adding olive oil to the seasoned raw shrimp in the instant pot.
  • Pour in water around edges of bowl.
    Pouring water around the edges of the instant pot.
  • Pressure on high for 1 minute. When done, do a quick release.
    Wooden spoon full of cooked shrimp. The spoon is hovering over the instant pot.
  • Drain off any excess liquid using slotted spoon or strainer and serve.
    Closeup photo shrimp served in a wooden bowl.
  • Enjoy every bite.
    Closeup photo of a fork skewering two shrimps.


Calories: 33kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 293mg | Potassium: 7mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg