Make perfect instant shrimp risotto in your instant pot in under 30 minutes from start to finish, no stirring!
Because this instant shrimp risotto is so great
If you have a Instant Pot, you know it will save you so a lot of time compared to cooking the dishes in the traditional way. This Instant risotto with shrimp the recipe is one of those dishes that comes out perfect every time in a fraction of the cooking time.
Now this Shrimp risotto clearly it is not low in carbohydrates. What it is, however, is delicious. In the end I ate mostly the shrimp and fed my son most of the rice. It is really good for a quick one dinner.
Risotto is usually not something you would say it was a quick meal idea, but Shrimp risotto in Instant Pot it really is a game changer. Usually, the risotto needs to be babysat and stirred over and over to make sure the rice is cooked without being overcooked or undercooked.
Follow this Shrimp risotto recipe and it will turn out perfectly.
What is the secret of a good risotto?
Using the right type of rice makes all the difference in a great risotto. For this Instant Pot version, I prefer to use arborio rice. Cooks to the perfect consistency. By adding butter and high quality Parmesan cheese, a rich and creamy risotto is obtained.
What you need to make this shrimp risotto recipe
This is one of those Instant Pot Recipes which combines perfectly with minimal effort and just a few ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.
Here’s what you’ll need to make it delicious Shrimp risotto in your Instant Pot:
How to make shrimp risotto
- To melt. Melt the butter and add the rice, water, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
- Add shrimp and vegetables. Place the frozen shrimp and frozen vegetables on top. For this recipe, you will need to use frozen shrimp and vegetables. This is because the rice takes 4 minutes to cook and you don’t want overcooked seafood and mushy vegetables. This is also why you don’t want to mix seafood and vegetables in rice. Just place them on top half immersed in water.
- To cook. Cook at High Pressure for 6 minutes, quick release.
- Mix. Stir, let the water absorb into the rice if necessary and serve with Parmesan.
How to make the perfect instant potted Arborio rice
Arborio rice is widely praised as the best rice for a risotto, and the best way to do it is to be in Instant Pot. It’s so easy to make Instant Pot arborio rice and it turns out perfect every time. Follow this simple method to get perfect Arborio rice without fail:
- Add the rice. Add both rice and water to the inner pot of the Instant Pot.
- To cook. Cook the rice on high pressure for 5 minutes.
- NPR. Let the pot release under natural pressure for 10 minutes.
- To serve. Serve and enjoy!
Can you make this shrimp risotto on the stove?
If you don’t have an instant pot, you can make this instant shrimp risotto on hob. If you are doing this on the stove, I recommend that you cook the rice and when it is almost ready, add the thawed shrimp and stir for the last 3-5 minutes until they turn pink.
I mixed some frozen ones vegetables in my. Next time I’ll try it with spinach.
Can you make shrimp risotto with jasmine rice?
Because yes, you can definitely use jasmine rice for this Shrimp risotto recipe! That’s how:
- Use 1 cup of jasmine rice
- Use 1 cup of water
- Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes
- Immediately release the pressure
What goes well with seafood risotto?
This shrimp risotto recipe is so delicious that you will be completely satisfied if it’s the only thing on your table. But if you’re anything like me, you like to serve a vegetarian with your main dish to keep things balanced.
Here are some of my favorite things to serve with this Instant risotto with shrimp:
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Melt the butter and add the rice, water, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Place the frozen shrimp and frozen vegetables on top. For this recipe, you will need to use frozen shrimp and vegetables. This is because the rice takes 4 minutes to cook and you don’t want overcooked seafood and mushy vegetables. This is also why you don’t want to mix seafood and vegetables in rice. Just lay them on the top half immersed in water.
Cook at High Pressure for 6 minutes, quick release.
Stir, let the water absorb into the rice if necessary and serve with Parmesan.
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Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 6g
Originally published March 7, 2017