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Instant Pot® Corn on the Cob

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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25 m servings 77
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 ears of corn)


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  1. Shuck the corn and remove the silk.
  2. Pour water into a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) 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; 1.1 17.1 2.9 0 17 Full nutrition

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3.26.18 I’ve been cooking my corn on the cob for years in the microwave, but no longer. Corn on the cob in the Instant Pot® has now become my go-to way to cook it. I only cooked two ears, but...

I lightly coated the corn with butter and moderately sprinkled the ears with cayenne pepper. Oh So Delicious. Give it a try!

I've been adding herbs to the water and trying out tossing the cobs with spices before steaming. My favorite combination so far has been using a large sprig of tarragon in the water and tossing...

Cooking the corn in an IP is a COOL way to keep the kitchen cool in the summertime!

Easy. I like the 'set it & forget it', plus no heating up of the kitchen ;)

I love not having to mop up the spatter on the stove. Also I didn't have to babysit the pot and the corn turned out fine.

Like other reviewers have said, it’s effortless and very forgiving. I also used the trivet instead of a steamer basket. After the cooking time was up, the pot was on keep warm mode for a good ho...

Did four minutes . Quick release using instapot! Awesome! Best way to cook corn on the cob!

This came out great if you don't want to worry about hot water, boiling on the stove! I didn't have a steamer basket, so I just used the stand that came with the Instant Pot and still arranged t...