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Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob

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Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob is such a quick way to get to enjoy that wonderful taste of summer, corn on the cob!

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Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob

Once your pressure cooker comes up to pressure, it only takes minutes for the corn to cook.

Corn on the Cob in a Pressure Cooker

Using a pressure cooker to cook your corn on the cob is so easy…

  • dump in your water
  • add your trivet or aluminum foil balls
  • place in your shucked corn on the cob
  • secure lid and make sure valve is close
  • set time for 3 minutes
  • quick release after cooking has finished

I love that the corn on the cob is steamed, not boiled in a pot of water.

Corn on the Cob Compound Butter

Now I’m a huge fan of just butter and salt and pepper on my corn, but this compound butter is also a delicious option.

Ingredients for Compound Butter

Compound Butter Ingredients

  • softened butter
  • minced garlic
  • paprika
  • parsley

This compound butter is super easy to assemble, but you will need at least 1 hour in the freezer to let it firm up.

Compound butter mixed

I find using a hand mixer to cream it all together is the easiest way. Then you just need to place it in wax paper or parchment paper, creating a log and freeze until you’re ready to serve.

Corn on the Cob with Compound Butter

Doesn’t that look amazing!

Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 mins
Total Time
13 mins

Corn on the Cob is prepped so quickly in the pressure cooker. Get that delicious steamed corn in just minutes!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn
Servings: 6
  • 6 ear of corn shucked and cleaned
  • 2 cups water
  1. Add the water to the pressure cooker liner.

  2. Add the trivet or rolled up aluminum foil balls to the base of the pressure cooker.

  3. Add the shucked and cleaned corn on top of the trivet or aluminum foil balls.

    Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob
  4. Place the pressure cooker lid on and lock into place.

  5. Make sure the pressure cooker valve is sealed.

  6. Set the pressure cooker to manual (high) or steamed vegetable setting for 3 minutes.

  7. Once the pressure cooker finished cooking, do a quick release of the steam. (I use a wooden spoon handle with a pot holder on to make sure that I am safe).

  8. Serve immediately.

Serve with whatever you love on your corn on the cob, but I highly recommend you try this compound butter.

Corn on the Cob Compound Butter
Prep Time
5 mins
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

Delicous Compound Butter with garlic, parsley, and paprika.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped
  1. Add ingredients in a bowl.

    Ingredients for Compound Butter
  2. With a hand mixer, mix together on a low speed until combined.

    Compound butter mixed
  3. Take a sheet of parchment paper (or wax paper) and scoop the creamed butter into the center, trying to make it into a long log shape. While rolling up the parchment paper, continue to shape into a log.

  4. Freeze the compound butter for at least 1 hour or until ready to serve.

  5. Slice and serve on HOT corn on the cob.

Recipe Notes

This compound butter is great on chicken, steak, and fish also.

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