Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp scampi is a quick and elegant recipe you can make in your Instant Pot in only 10 minutes.

Roasted shrimp with parsley on a blue plate

The addition of butter and garlic makes it and ideal main dish for a dinner.

Top parsley for a new and tasty supper!

What is Shrimp Scampi anyway?

A particular sort of shellfish is called "Scampi" that's yet in North America the term has come to mean a garlicky, rich sauce for shellfish.

So famous around the country that there are certainly no Italian restaurants that don't have this on the menu!

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Recipe Video

How to serve

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi works great with fresh salad or veggies like:

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For more ideas, check out the best side dishes for shrimp (15 delicious recipes).

What else can I add?

Try adding pasta with it to make it a complete meal for the night.

How to store

Keep the leftovers in an airtight bag or container for as long as 3 days.

How to reheat

Heat up a little oil, once it's done add shrimp scampi and heat.

How to make Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Take your Instant pot and add peeled shrimps.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Add previously minced fresh garlic.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Now, a little bit of white wine and cover the pot.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Set the pot to High Pressure for 1 minute.

Do a Quick Release.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Take the shrimp out, and press "saute".

Add butter and let it melt in the liquid left.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Add back the shrimp.

Add fresh lemon juice.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Add some fresh chopped parsley, stir well and saute for 5 minutes.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Let it heat up a bit. Keep stirring meanwhile.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

Dish out and serve.

Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

How To Serve?

Serve as is as a light appetizer. For more ideas, feel free to check out What To Serve With Shrimp Scampi.

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Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

A flavorsome buttery, garlicky shrimp scampi dish with a touch of white wine and lemon juice.
4.39 from 21 votes
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Course: party, Side Dish
Cuisine: international
Keyword: Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi, Shrimp Scampi, shrimps, white wine
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 5
Author: Corrie


  • 1 ½ lb shrimp peeled
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper ground
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped
  • 6 tablespoon butter unsalted
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice fresh


  • Place shrimp, garlic, wine, salt and pepper in the Instant Pot and close the lid.
  • Cook on high pressure for 1 minute.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Take out the shrimp and press "saute".
  • Add butter and saute until it melts.
  • Add the shrimp, lemon juice and parsley and stir for 1 minute.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 134kcal Carbohydrates: 1g Protein: 1g Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 9g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 36mg Sodium: 1053mg Potassium: 39mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Vitamin A: 673IU Vitamin C: 5mg Calcium: 13mg Iron: 1mg


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2 thoughts on “Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi

  1. I tried making this but got the Burn Food alert. Between the time to come to pressure and the 1 minute on high pressure, the liquid seems to have evaporated. What did I do wrong?

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