I have baked, grilled, steamed on the stovetop, and even air fried oysters, but steaming in the Instant Pot® is hands down the best method. They are easy to open up and tender without any rubbery texture whatsoever.



Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Pour water into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and set trivet inside. Place oysters on the trivet. Close and lock the lid. Select Steam function according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 2 minutes. Allow 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  • Meanwhile, stir hot sauce and parsley into the melted butter until well combined.

  • Release pressure using quick release according to manufacture's directions, 3 to 5 minutes.

  • Carefully open the oysters using a spoon; set on a serving plate. Spoon butter over the top.

Nutrition Facts

97.4 calories; protein 3.5g 7% DV; carbohydrates 4.6g 2% DV; fat 7.2g 11% DV; cholesterol 37.7mg 13% DV; sodium 175.9mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition