Corn on the Cob with Butter next to Instant Pot
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5 from 3 votes

Instant Pot Corn on the Cob

Make the perfectly tender corn on the cob right in the Instant Pot with or without husks.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Pressure10 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 19kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey



  • 1-12 corn on the cob as many as will fit in the Instant Pot


  • Shuck your corn cobs if desired.I f leaving the husks on your corn cobs, trim off the tip of the corn cob and remove long stem at the bottom of your corn cobs, in order for the corn to fit inside the Instant Pot.
  • Pour in cold water into Instant Pot. 1 cup water for 3 and 6 quart Instant Pot; 1.5 cups water for 8 quart Instant Pot; 2 cups water for 10 quart Instant Pot. Place trivet or steamer basket inside Instant Pot.
  • Place corn cobs right on trivet or steamer basket, stacking as many as desired in Instant Pot.
  • Place lid on pressure cooker and be sure lid is sealed and vent knob is closed or pointed towards "seal."
  • Cook on high pressure for 2 minutes for corn without husk. Cook on high pressure for 3-4 minutes for corn with husk.
  • Once cook time has elapsed, let pressure release naturally for 5 minutes and then release any remaining pressure.
  • Serve corn as desired.


Calories: 19kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Iron: 0.1mg