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Steamed Shrimp and Asparagus Recipe


Steamed Shrimp and Asparagus

Michelle Fagone
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Course Main Course, Starter
Cuisine Modern
Servings 2 servings


  • Instant Pot Multi Pressure Cooker


  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 tsp sea salt divided
  • 1 lb Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp butter cut into 2 pats


  • Pour water into Instant Pot®. Insert trivet. Place steamer basket onto trivet.
  • Prepare asparagus by finding the natural snap point on the stalks and discarding the woody ends.
  • Spread the asparagus on the bottom of the steamer basket. Sprinkle with 1/2 tsp salt. Add the shrimp. Squeeze lemon into the Instant Pot®, then sprinkle shrimp with remaining 1/2 tsp salt. Place pats of butter on shrimp. Lock lid.
  • Press the Manual button and adjust time to 1 minute.
  • When the timer beeps, quick-release the pressure until the float valve drops and then unlock lid.
  • Transfer shrimp and asparagus to a platter and serve.
Keyword fish, Instant Pot, Seafood
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