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Low Country Shrimp Boil Pot Recipe (Instant Pot Version)

A Low Country Shrimp Boil Recipe that screams summer. This Instant Pot low country boil recipe is delicious and definitely feeds a crowd. It is finger-licking-good and is filled with seafood flavor/seasoning from the old bay seasoning. 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 180kcal


  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 6 corn on the cob halves; fresh or frozen
  • 1 lb. dynamic duo potatoes or medley potatoes; red and yellow potatoes mixed
  • 1 pk. beef smoked sausage
  • 1 tablespoon old bay seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tbsp. cumin seeds or ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 lb. raw jumbo shrimp 21/25, deveined, EZ-peel


  • In a small bowl, combine the dry seasoning and set aside.
    Wash and drain the shrimp and set aside. Leave the shell on.
    Cut the sausage into desired size, or about 17 pieces. Set aside.
    Add the water, corn, potatoes, and sausage to the Instant Pot. Then add the dry seasoning and honey. Stir well to combine.
    season on top of potatoes
  • Cover with the lid, seal, and pressure cook on high for 5 minutes.
    Once the time is up, quick-release. Remove the corn, sausage, and potatoes to avoid overcooking.
    cooked sausage, corn, and potatoes in instant pot
  • Add the shrimp. Mix well. Cover with lid, seal, and pressure cook for 2 minutes. Quick-release once complete.
    Remove the shrimp from the pot and add it to the corn, potatoes, and sausage. Coat with liquid. Serve warm and enjoy!
    instant pot shrimp boil on cookie sheet



This post was originally posted on July 2019. It has been updated with new pictures and video. However, the original recipe remain the same. 
*** Calories are estimated per serving.
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Serving: 8Servings | Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 28g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2.9mg