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Instant Pot 3 Minute Best Tasting Shrimp Scampi | Easiest Recipe

Shrimp scampi with pasta cooked in the Instant Pot, ready in less than 10 minutes.

Hands down, this is the best tasting & easiest shrimp scampi you’ll ever have. In the Instant Pot, all we have to do is dump all the ingredients & pressure cook for just 3 minutes. Very refreshing, aromatic & better than restaurant-style shrimp scampi that’s ready in no time.


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Instant Pot 3 Minute Best Tasting Shrimp Scampi | Easiest Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4 People
  • Butter, unsalted- 2 tbsp
  • Garlic, chopped- 1½ tbsp
  • Crushed red chili flakes- 1 tsp
  • Lemon zest- ½ tbsp
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice- ¼ cup
  • Shrimp- 20 to 25 (shelled & deveined)
  • Egg pasta- 3 cups (or add macaroni or penne pasta)
  • Water- 1½ cups
  • Parmesan cheese- 1 cup
  • Parsley, chopped- ¼ cup
  1. To the stainless steel pot, add all the ingredients except parmesan cheese & parsley.
  2. Give everything a fabulous mix.
  3. I've added egg pasta, penne or macaroni can also be added.
  4. Close the pot with the lid.
  5. Select Pressure Cook, set time to 3 minutes at high pressure.
  6. After 3 minutes of pressure cooking, let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes and then do a quick pressure release.
  7. Open the lid, combine everything well.
  8. Keep the stainless steel pot in the main pot, the pot is still hot.
  9. Add parmesan cheese, combine well.
  10. Garnish with chopped parsley.
  11. Keep the pot covered for a few minutes.
  12. Serve on a plate & enjoy, absolutely yum.



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