Zesty Shrimp Scampi in the Electric Pressure Cooker

Shrimp Scampi in the Electric Pressure Cooker

It’s almost too easy. While your pasta is cooking in an Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker, you can whip up this creamy, garlicky, buttery shrimp scampi. Pair it with steamed broccoli and garlic bread, and you’ll never order it out again!

Electric Pressure Cooker Zesty Shrimp Scampi

Zesty Shrimp Scampi in the Electric Pressure Cooker

8 oz. linguine or angel hair pasta, broken into thirds
broth, for cooking pasta
¼ cup unsalted butter
1 tsp. creole or Cajun seasoning
½ – 1 tsp. red pepper flakes, depending on how spicy you prefer
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 lb. medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
¼ cup white wine (may substitute broth, if preferred)
¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
chopped fresh Italian parsley
zest of ½ lemon
1 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese

Shrimp Scampi in the EPC

Place pasta into pot of Electric Pressure Cooker (EPC) and cover by 1” with broth; bring to a boil, then lock EPC lid into place and choose High Pressure setting for 5 minutes. When timer sounds, perform a Quick Release to remove all pressure from EPC.  Drain pasta, then return to EPC pot and toss with just a bit of olive oil; cover with EPC lid and keep warm.

Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan or skillet over medium high heat, melt butter; add seasonings, garlic, and shrimp.  Stir in wine and lemon juice, then season a bit with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Bring to a simmer, cooking just until shrimp turns from grey in color to pink; remove from heat and stir in cooked pasta and ½ cup parmesan, tossing gently to combine.  Serve at once, topped with remaining parmesan, lemon zest, and fresh parsley.  Enjoy!

**Please note:  If you have a place to keep your pasta warm, or have a second EPC, you can easily create the shrimp mixture there (instead of using a skillet) just by using your EPC as a burner.  Sometimes it’s easy to forget that our EPC offers that capability, too!

Shrimp Scampi in the EPC

Let’s Get You Cookin’,
Chef Alli

 

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Electric Pressure Cooker Zesty Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. linguine or angel hair pasta broken into thirds
  • broth for cooking pasta
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. creole or Cajun seasoning
  • ½ - 1 tsp. red pepper flakes depending on how spicy you prefer
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 lb. medium raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • ¼ cup white wine may substitute broth, if preferred
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • zest of ½ lemon
  • 1 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Place pasta into pot of Electric Pressure Cooker (EPC) and cover by 1” with broth; bring to a boil, then lock EPC lid into place and choose High Pressure setting for 5 minutes. When timer sounds, perform a Quick Release to remove all pressure from EPC.  Drain pasta, then return to EPC pot and toss with just a bit of olive oil; cover with EPC lid and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large sauté pan or skillet over medium high heat, melt butter; add seasonings, garlic, and shrimp.  Stir in wine and lemon juice, then season a bit with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Bring to a simmer, cooking just until shrimp turns from grey in color to pink; remove from heat and stir in cooked pasta and ½ cup parmesan, tossing gently to combine.  Serve at once, topped with remaining parmesan, lemon zest, and fresh parsley.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

**Please note:  If you have a place to keep your pasta warm, or have a second EPC, you can easily create the shrimp mixture there (instead of using a skillet) just by using your EPC as a burner.  Sometimes it’s easy to forget that our EPC offers that capability, too!

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Chef Alli is a home-grown Kansas girl on a mission to strengthen families through enabling kitchen confidence, educating the family cook, and encouraging better food relationships. She believes with her whole heart that time spent with our loved ones and our overall quality of life is greatly enhanced by nutritious food made at home with simple, wholesome ingredients. She loves being able to connect and share this passion with others through her website, her social media presence, and her coveted speaking engagements.

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