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Recipe for 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta by Dawn’s Recipes

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Recipe for 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta by Dawn's Recipes

We’ve outlined all the ingredients and directions for you to make the perfect 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta. This dish qualifies as a Easy level recipe. It should take you about 20 min to make this recipe. The 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta recipe should make enough food for 4 servings.

You can add your own personal twist to this 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta recipe, depending on your culture or family tradition. Don’t be scared to add other ingredients once you’ve gotten comfortable with the recipe! Please see below for a list of potential cookware items that might be necessary for this 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta recipe.

Ingredients for 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 scallions, sliced
  • 12 ounces thin spaghetti, broken in half
  • 1 1/2 pounds frozen peeled and deveined shrimp
  • Garlic bread, for serving, optional
  • Green salad, for serving, optional

Directions for 20-Minute Instant Pot Shrimp Scampi Pasta

  1. Add the butter, olive oil and garlic to a 6- or 8-quart Instant Pot® multi-cooker and set to high saute (see Cook’s Note). Cook, stirring often, until the garlic is softened but not browned, about 3 minutes. Add the wine, lemon juice and zest, red pepper flakes, 2 teaspoons salt and several grinds of pepper. Bring to a boil and let simmer 1 minute. Add 2 cups water, then add half of the pasta all in one direction and then the other half of the pasta in a criss-cross fashion. Top with the shrimp and half of the scallions.
  2. Follow the manufacturer’s guide for locking the lid and preparing to cook. Set to pressure cook on high for 1 minute. After the pressure-cook cycle is complete, follow the manufacturer’s guide for natural release. After 5 minutes, being careful of any remaining steam, unlock and remove the lid.
  3. Using tongs, toss the pasta to evenly coat with the sauce and break up any clumps. Top with the remaining scallions and serve with salad and garlic bread if using.

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  • Cooking pots
  • Frying pan
  • Steamers
  • Colander
  • Skillet
  • Knives
  • Cutting board
  • Grater
  • Saucepan
  • Stockpot
  • Spatula
  • Tongs
  • Measuring cups
  • Wooden Spoon

Categories in this Recipe

  • Shellfish Recipes
  • Shrimp – Shrimp are decapod crustaceans with elongated bodies and a primarily swimming mode of locomotion – most commonly Caridea and Dendrobranchiata. More narrow definitions may be restricted to Caridea, to smaller species of either group or to only the marine species. Under a broader definition, shrimp may be synonymous with prawn, covering stalk-eyed swimming crustaceans with long, narrow muscular tails (abdomens), long whiskers (antennae), and slender legs. Any small crustacean which resembles a shrimp tends to be called one. They swim forward by paddling with swimmerets on the underside of their abdomens, although their escape response is typically repeated flicks with the tail driving them backwards very quickly. Crabs and lobsters have strong walking legs, whereas shrimp have thin, fragile legs which they use primarily for perching.Shrimp are widespread and abundant. There are thousands of species adapted to a wide range of habitats. They can be found feeding near the seafloor on most coasts and estuaries, as well as in rivers and lakes. To escape predators, some species flip off the seafloor and dive into the sediment. They usually live from one to seven years. Shrimp are often solitary, though they can form large schools during the spawning season.They play important roles in the food chain and are an important food source for larger animals ranging from fish to whales. The muscular tails of many shrimp are edible to humans, and they are widely caught and farmed for human consumption. Commercial shrimp species support an industry worth 50 billion dollars a year, and in 2010 the total commercial production of shrimp was nearly 7 million tonnes. Shrimp farming became more prevalent during the 1980s, particularly in China, and by 2007 the harvest from shrimp farms exceeded the capture of wild shrimp. There are significant issues with excessive bycatch when shrimp are captured in the wild, and with pollution damage done to estuaries when they are used to support shrimp farming. Many shrimp species are small as the term shrimp suggests, about 2 cm (0.79 in) long, but some shrimp exceed 25 cm (9.8 in). Larger shrimp are more likely to be targeted commercially and are often referred to as prawns, particularly in Britain.
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Chef Dawn
Chef Dawn

Chef Dawn lives and breathes food, always seeking new ingredients to whip up super simple recipes that are big on bold flavor. Being half French, she tends to treat food as a source of pleasure rather than just fuel for our bodies.

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