Instant Pot Steamed Clams

Clams are usually something you eat at your favorite restaurant or on holiday at a seaside resort, but you can also easily cook them at home, especially with the help of your Instant Pot.

Try them with a delicate dressing made with white wine and lemon juice to enjoy a gourmet dinner at home anytime you want!

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Instant Pot Steamed Clams

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 206 kcal


  • 3 lb clams
  • 1 cup white wine melted
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Carefully clean your clams.

  2. Pour melted butter into your Instant Pot, then add garlic cloves and press “Sauté”.

  3. Cook for 1 minutes, until garlic starts to brown, then remove it.

  4. Add white wine and cook for another 2 minutes to reduce it.

  5. Add your clams, lemon juice and a pinch of salt.

  6. Cook at high pressure for 2 minutes.

  7. Let the steam release naturally.

  8. Serve your clams topped with their sauce.

  9. Release the pressure naturally and serve hot with the remaining dressing.

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