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best instant pot corn on the cob takes 3 minutes to cook. Easy and fast way to cook corn on cob
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Instant Pot Corn On The Cob

Perfectly cooked instant pot corn on the cob takes 3 minutes! What you get is beautifully tender, perfectly cooked corn on the cob. You’ll never want to boil corn on cob on stove top again!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 159kcal


  • 4 corn on the cob
  • Water

For Flavoring:

  • 2 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 lime
  • 1 ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • cup chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese optional


  • If you’re using fresh corn, remove husk first.
  • Pro-Tip : An easy way to remove husk is to cut both ends off and push the corn inside. It should easily come out of husk and silk clean.
  • Place trivet and pour about 1 cup water inside instant pot.
  • Place corn on cob with husk and silk removed.
  • Close lid, ensure pressure valve is in sealing position.
  • Select high pressure and set timer to 3 minutes.
  • Note : Please keep in mind that the time mentioned here does not include time taken for to build pressure. This will take about 12-14 minutes before the cooking timer starts.
  • Once cooking time is done, quick release pressure by turning pressure valve to venting position.
  • Open the lid carefully.
  • Instant pot corn on cob is ready. It will be perfectly cooked with juicy corn.
  • Now comes the fun part – how to serve corn on cob.
  • Remember to serve corn on cob instant pot immediately straight up without any adornment. It will be sweet and delicious!
  • Or you can jazz up corn on cob with any favorite sauce or flavors of your choice.
  • See section “different flavouring options for instant pot corn on cob”.



Please keep in mind that nutritional information provided is only a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used. 


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 274mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 705IU | Vitamin C: 11.4mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 0.8mg