Freshly cooked Instant Pot corn on the cob is my favorite way to get the most perfect corn every time. Take that everyday corn and turn it into a gourmet dish with this easy recipe.
Delicious corn always makes the perfect side dish and is a really easy instant pot recipe. I love cooking delicious sweet corn in the instant pot. This electric pressure cooker corn is good with butter salt and black pepper.
How To Make Corn On The Cob In The Instant Pot
There is nothing more simple than making corn on the cob unless you are making Instant Pot corn on the cob. The Instant Pot makes so many meals and sides a whole lot easier and adds the simplicity you want in the kitchen.
Who would’ve thought that people would still be finding new ways to make a classic like corn on the cob. But I do believe that if there is an easier or quicker way to make something, it should definitely be explored.
What Tools Do I Need To Pressure Cook Fresh Corn On The Cob?
- 6-quart pressure cooker or bigger instant pot
- ears of corn halved (if you want to do full ears of corn, you may need a bigger pot)
- Steamer basket
- cup of water
Making Instant Pot corn on the cob is definitely worth branching from your traditional ways. You may even start new traditions and ways to cook in your family, which is always a fun time!
You do want to remove the corn husks and all of the silk from the corn kernels.
When you are cooking at home, you may find it difficult to figure out what sides you are wanting with your meal. The best part about corn being a classic is that it really does go with everything.
Not only does it go with everything, but you will not have to worry about taking a lot of time and resources to make your side. This allows you to devote more time and resources to your main dish of the evening.
How Else Can I Enjoy Instant Pot Corn?
Mexican street corn is a great way to dress up your sweet corn for some variety. You only need a few extra ingredients to make this already great recipe a little better.
It also doesn't add much to the total time to make corn. All you need is
- fresh cilantro
- chili powder
- and a few other ingredients
Or add some grated parmesan cheese. You can even add flavor inside the pot before adding the sealing lid. I like to use chicken stock sometimes when cooking corn, using the same cook time.
You can check out this Mexican Street Corn Recipe for more info on an easy way to jazz up your corn with cotija cheese, chili powder, and other simple ingredients.
Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator and enjoy the next day!