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!

Instant Pot Steamed Clams
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3
Ingredients
  • 3 lb clams
  • 1 cup white wine melted
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  • Carefully clean your clams.
  • Pour melted butter into your Instant Pot, then add garlic cloves and press “Sauté”.
  • Cook for 1 minutes, until garlic starts to brown, then remove it.
  • Add white wine and cook for another 2 minutes to reduce it.
  • Add your clams, lemon juice and a pinch of salt.
  • Cook at high pressure for 2 minutes.
  • Let the steam release naturally and then remove the lid.
  • Serve your clams topped with their sauce.
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5 thoughts on “Instant Pot Steamed Clams

  1. This was so delicious. The only thing I changed was leaving mixed garlic in the pot before adding wine. Sooooooo delicious!!!

  2. It takes much longer than 15 minutes. The instaPot takes a very long time to build pressure just for two minutes of cooking.

    1. Instant Pot indeed needs some time to build enough pressure to start cooking. In my first recipes, I used to add this time to the cooking & total time in the recipe details.
      However, it really made the users confused and I got many comments like “why you say ‘cook for 10 minutes’ while you mention that the cooking time is 25 minutes? What is the right time? What should I do? What is an Instant Pot? Who am I ? Why the earth rotates? etc. So I changed it and now I’m showing only the actual cooking time to prevent confusion.

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