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Pressure Cooker Curried Shrimp Paella

  • Author: Jessie
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4


Pressure Cooker Curried Shrimp Paella uses primarily pantry staples and makes a great weeknight dinner in less than 15 minutes!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (affiliate)
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth (affiliate)
  • 1 cup short-grain white rice
  • 1 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 1 cup frozen peas


  1. In pressure cooker saute onion and bell pepper until starting to soften. About 4 minutes.
  2. Add garlic, curry powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Saute until fragrant, 1 minute.
  3. Add chicken broth and white rice, stir, and manually set to high pressure for 3 minutes.
  4. When time is up, do a quick release and add shrimp.
  5. Lock lid and set to high pressure for 1 minute.
  6. Do a quick release again, stir in frozen peas until thawed, then serve.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins