Instant Pot Tuna Risotto

By | August 15, 2018

Putting seafood together with basic risotto recipe, gives you a delectable meal. It can be best served with fresh herbs on top.

5 from 1 vote

Instant Pot Tuna Risotto

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Arborio rice, seafood inventory, Tuna, Tuna Risotto
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 303 kcal


  • 2 cups canned tuna chunks in oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup dry Arborio rice
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup seafood inventory
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 lemon juice and zest
  • cups rooster broth
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese
  • 4 strands of saffron emulsified in water


  1. Select “Sauté” function on Instant Pot pressure cooker.

  2. Add butter and tuna. Sauté until tender.

  3. Stir in onion and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes.

  4. Add rice and mix well.

  5. Stir in seafood, saffron emulsion, and lemon zest and lemon juice.

  6. Select “Manual” function with high pressure for 20 minutes.

  7. Cover the lid and seal it carefully.

  8. Release the steam through quick pressure release.

  9. Add parmesan cheese.

  10. Serve warm.

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