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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. 

Instant pot corn on the cob stacked on a brown cutting board

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.

Instant pot corn on the cob stacked on a gray and white striped towel

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. 

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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
  • Trivet

Making Instant Pot corn on the cob is definitely worth branching from your traditional ways for. You may even start new traditions and ways to cook in your family, which is always a fun time!

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. 

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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

  • mayonnaise
  • fresh cilantro
  • lime
  • ​chili powder
  • and a few other ingredients

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.

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close up of Instant pot corn on the cob stacked brown cutting board and on a gray and white striped towel
Yield: 4 Servings

Easy Instant Pot Corn On The Cob

Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes

Freshly cooked corn from the cob is a real treat. Take that everyday corn and turn it into a gourmet dish with this easy recipe. With just a few kitchen supplies and tools, you can cook up a delicious meal in no time.

Ingredients

  • 4 Corn On The Cob, corn husks, and silk removed
  • 1 ½ Cups of Water
  • Butter
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place your trivet in the bottom of the pot. And add water.
  2. Put the cobs of corn into the steamer basket and then place them on top of the trivet.
  3. Add the water and secure the lid.
  4. Place the pot on high pressure, manual, and set the cooking time to 2 minutes. Close the vent to sealing.
  5. It will take about 5-10 minutes for the pot to pressurize and then the 2 minutes will start counting down.
  6. Let the corn release pressure naturally for 5 minutes and then quick pressure release the remainder.
  7. After the quick release is done, remove the lid, and serve hot with butter, salt, and pepper to taste.

Notes

  • You can get the best corn at your local farmers markets, they really have the best sweet corn. In a crunch, you can get in the grocery stores.
  • For juicy corn, check the corn husk, you want it to be bright green.
  • The best way to store leftover corn is in an air-tight container or freezer-safe bag and freeze.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 174Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 8mgSodium 391mgCarbohydrates 29gFiber 3gSugar 7gProtein 6g

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