Steamed Shrimp and Asparagus


  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 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.
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