Instant Pot Curried Rice with Shrimp and Basil
Recipe type: Main dish
Cuisine: American
There’s so much delicious flavor here, your family will think you spent hours over the stove.
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup coarsely shredded carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice, rinsed
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  • 1½ pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, frozen
  • ½ cup fresh basil, cut into ribbons
  1. Add olive oil to the Instant Pot. Using the display panel select the SAUTE function.
  2. When the oil is hot, add carrots and onion. Cook and stir 4 minutes until onion is beginning to soften.
  3. Add garlic and curry powder. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  4. Add rinsed rice, water, salt, pepper, and frozen shrimp. Stir to combine.
  5. Secure the lid, making sure the vent is closed.
  6. Using the display panel select the MANUAL function*. Use the +/- buttons and program the Instant Pot for 10 minutes.
  7. When the time is up, let the pressure naturally release for 5 minutes, then quick-release the remaining pressure.
  8. Fold in basil and serve hot.
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