Get ready to make your tastebuds sing with this easy-to-make Instant Pot Shrimp Boil recipe! This one-pot meal is filled with flavorful ingredients like frozen shrimp, fresh corn, andouille sausage, baby red potatoes, and a dash of hot sauce. Best of all, by using an Instant Pot you can have a delicious dinner ready in just 30 minutes.

Ingredients Needed for the Perfect Shrimp Boil

  • 1 lb of frozen shrimp (deveined and peeled)
  • 1 ear of fresh corn cut into thirds
  • 4 cups of frozen corn
  • ½ lb Andouille sausage (sliced)
  • 8 baby red potatoes quartered
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons bay seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice or lemon wedges for garnish.
  • 2 cups of cooking liquid such as chicken broth or vegetable stock.
  • Hot sauce if desired to finish off the dish.

Instructions for Making Your Instant Pot Shrimp Boil

  1. To begin preparing your shrimp boil in the instant pot start by adding the potatoes first followed by the andouille sausage slices.
  2. Next add in the garlic powder, bay seasoning and Cajun seasoning and stir everything together.
  3. Add in the frozen shrimp followed by both types of corn; fresh and frozen.
  4. Pour two cups of cooking liquid over everything making sure that everything is evenly covered with liquid.
  5. Close the lid on your instant pot pressure cooker and set it to high pressure for 5 minutes.
  6. Once finished let it sit for 10 minutes before releasing any remaining pressure.
  7. Serve your shrimp boil with some lemon wedges or lemon juice as a garnish if desired.


This instant pot recipe is an easy way to make a delicious meal in under 30 minutes! By utilizing an Instant Pot to pressure cook you can bring out all the flavors from each ingredient included in this great recipe while saving time in the kitchen. This dish is full of flavor thanks to its combination of spices like garlic powder, Cajun seasoning, bay seasoning and a hint of hot sauce if desired. Serve it up at your next family gathering or weekly meal prep night for an enjoyable dish that everyone will love!

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