Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes: Best 5 Serving Ideas

Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes are the perfect fusion of Indian and Thai flavors in a dish that is sure to please.

Curry powder, chopped red peppers, coconut milk, and shrimp combine to create an easy and tasty curry that you can cook on your stovetop or the Instant Pot.

How to make Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes


  • 1 lb large shrimp
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 tsp cumin   ground
  • 1 tsp coriander   ground
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 TBSP grated fresh ginger   (or a pinch of ground ginger)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
  • 2 cups chicken broth. or
  • 2 cups coconut milk for a vegetarian option (optional)
  • 3 TBSP coconut oil or butter.


Step 1: Under pressure, cook your shrimp for 1 minute

Step 2: Set your Instant Pot to saute mode and let it heat up.

Step 3: Add oil or butter to Instant Pot. Add onions and peppers and saute for about 5 minutes (shorter if pre-cooked shrimp) until slightly browned or softened.

Step 4: Add garlic, ground spices, chili powder, cumin, coriander, curry powder, and ginger. Stir everything together until well combined.

Step 5: Add coconut milk and chicken broth.

Step 6: Add in shrimp (and optional pork).

Step 7: Stir together until combined. Press cancel and close lid, set steam release handle to sealing position.

Step 8: Set your Instant Pot to high pressure for 4 minutes. Let the Instant Pot naturally release stress for 5 minutes, then remove any remaining pressure manually by flipping the steam release handle to the venting position.

Step 9: Serve with rice or naan.

Nutrition facts of Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes


Health Benefits of Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes

Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes is high in niacin (vitamin B3), which helps to reduce inflammation and maintain healthy skin and membranes.

Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes
Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes

Shrimp is a good source of lean protein, which is critical to building muscle and losing fat. Shrimp is also rich in selenium, an essential mineral for heart protection.

Coconut milk is rich in medium-chain triglycerides, a special fatty acid with numerous health benefits, including reducing oxidative stress, boosting the immune system, and promoting weight loss.

Best 5 Serving Ideas of Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes

1. A serving of Instant Pot Shrimp Curry is 1/2 cup of curry alone, plus another cup of rice or other grain.

2. A serving with egg will be 3/4 cup rice, 1 egg, and 1/2 cup shrimp curry.

3. Add in a serving of hot sauce, such as Sriracha. (Note: I like to use roasted garlic sriracha.)

4. Use a fork and make shrimp curry into a noodle bowl with pasta or brown rice noodles.

5. Add in some veggies, such as chicken, tomatoes, and pepper – then enjoy shrimp curry over a bed of greens for a healthy salad.

Is It Suitable For Pregnant Women?

I would not recommend this dish for pregnant women. There are strong spices in the recipe, and you can’t be sure if the shrimp were cooked thoroughly or if you’re eating shrimp that was previously frozen.

Is It Good For Heart Patients?

Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes is high in selenium, which helps to protect your heart from attack.

Is It Good For Weight Loss?

Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes contains a serving of protein, which helps to fill you up and curb your appetite.

Is It Diabetic Friendly?

There is a good amount of coconut milk in the recipe, free from added sugars and fats. This makes it diabetic-friendly!

Is It Gluten-Free?

This dish is gluten-free because it doesn’t contain wheat flour, eggs, or dairy products.

Is It Hepatoxic?

I haven’t seen any warnings about the dish being hepatoxic, but the spices are strong. If you’re on high blood pressure medication or have liver problems, I would not recommend eating this dish.

Does it Contain Any Animal Products?

The shrimp and pork are both from animals, so this recipe is not vegetarian or vegan friendly.

Is it Diabetes-Friendly?

I would recommend this to people with type 2 diabetes as coconut milk provides a good amount of protein, critical for weight loss.

Is It Allergenic?

There are no peanut ingredients in this dish – so people with a peanut allergy need not worry.


This dish is one of my favorites because the spices and coconut milk make it taste like Thai curry, but without the work and hassle of trying to find a restaurant that sells curry paste.

I hope you’ll try out Instant Pot Shrimp Curry Recipes, and let me know what you think!

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