Instant Pot Corn on the Cob


This method probably isn't any faster than the traditional method of boiling corn, but I can put everything in the pot and walk away, which is a bonus when I'm preparing several other dishes.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 4 ears fresh corn

  • 2 cups water


  1. Shuck the corn and remove the silk.

  2. Pour water into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot) and insert the steamer basket. Place 2 ears of corn in the basket. Stack the other 2 ears on top, perpendicularly to the first 2. Close and lock the lid. Close the vent.

  3. Select Meat/Stew setting and set timer for 2 minutes; allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  4. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

77 Calories
1g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 17mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 244mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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