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Get perfectly tender, juicy, sweet corn that has just the right amount of crunch - every time. The Instant Pot makes it fast and easy. So get that butter ready!

Nothing like some sweet corn on the cob with melted butter on top!

So obviously, making corn on the cob is not rocket science! But I do know there’s a lot of new Instant Pot owners who would appreciate a quick post letting them know how to make corn in their new Instant Pot. So this one is for you!

Perfect Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

If you don’t want to babysit boiling water, and keep testing the corn to make sure it’s done, then making it in your Instant Pot is the way to go. It will be done so quickly and it will be perfect every time!

Amazing corn on the cob made in the Instant Pot

Making corn on the cob in the Instant Pot couldn’t be easier!

Kitchen Prep Tools, Utensils & Appliances

Before we get started, here is a list of the kitchen prep tools, utensils, and appliances I used to make this recipe.

Prep Tools & Utensils

These are the items I used to prep and make this recipe:

  • My small measuring cup is the perfect size for recipes that call for a small amount of liquid.
  • Anytime I’m handling anything in my Instant Pot, I always use my mini mitts. They are convenient because they are so quick and easy to slip on.
  • Make sure to have a good pair of tongs for taking the corn out of the pot.
  • You’ll need a steamer basket for cooking vegetables like corn, broccoli, cauliflower and more.
Appliances & Cookware

I cooked this corn on the cob in my Instant Pot

Serving Platters & Dishes

I love serving side dishes like corn, mashed potatoes, etc. in my vintage CorningWare. I love the sunflower design. Unfortunately, this set is discontinued but you can usually still find some pieces here.

Must-Have Instant Pot Accessories

Don’t forget to check out my post on Must-Have Accessories for the Instant Pot. It’s a complete list of all the top accessories that can be used with the Instant Pot.

Must-Have Instant Pot Cookbooks

I have also put together a list of Must-Have Cookbooks for the Instant Pot.


Making Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

Pour 1 cup of water into your Instant Pot liner.

A mouthwatering corn on the cob recipe made in the Instant Pot.

Place a steamer basket like this one in your pot and stack the corn inside the basket.

Best way to steam corn on the cob in the Instant Pot pressure cooker.

Set your Instant Pot to manual (or Pressure Cook in newer models) high pressure for 2 minutes. We like our corn on the cob to be slightly crunchy. If you like it softer, you can do 3 minutes. Once the Instant Pot finishes cooking, you will do a quick pressure release (QPR).

This is an easy 2-minute corn on the cob recipe.

Serve Your Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

Once the pin drops, open your pot. Perfect corn on the cob!

Best electric pressure cooker corn on the cob recipe

At our house we love to top our corn on the cob with Mantequilla Rala. If you don’t know what that is, they sell a pretty authentic one at HEB, and it looks like this. Make sure you buy the one with the blue top!

Best Served As:
  • Side Dish
Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

The perfect balance of crunchy and tender.

Best Instant Pot corn on the cob recipe

Use the Instant Pot to get the perfect tender, juicy, sweet corn that has just the right amount of crunch.

Servings:8
Difficulty:Super easy
Cooking Method(s):
  • Instant Pot
Pressure Level:High
Program:Manual / Pressure Cook
Prep Time
2 minutes
Cook Time
2 minutes
Pressure Release
QPR
Total Time
4 minutes
This Recipe Is:
  • #quickandeasy
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  • Vegetables

Ingredients

 1 cup water
 4-8 ears of corn

Directions

1

Add 1 cup of water to your Instant Pot and then place a steamer basket into the pot.

2

Stack the corn in the steamer basket, close the lid and then set your Instant Pot to cook at high pressure for 2 minutes.

3

Once cooking has completed, perform a QPR (Quick Pressure Release) and once the pin has dropped, open the pot and serve your sweet and delicious corn.

Kitchen Tools

This is a list of the kitchen tool, utensils and appliances I used to make this recipe.

Ingredients

 1 cup water
 4-8 ears of corn

Directions

1

Add 1 cup of water to your Instant Pot and then place a steamer basket into the pot.

2

Stack the corn in the steamer basket, close the lid and then set your Instant Pot to cook at high pressure for 2 minutes.

3

Once cooking has completed, perform a QPR (Quick Pressure Release) and once the pin has dropped, open the pot and serve your sweet and delicious corn.

Instant Pot Corn on the Cob
Quick, Easy & Delicious Corn on the Cob made in the Instant Pot. Get the recipe at: www.onehappyhousewife.com