Instant Pot Corn on the Cob with Chipotle Sauce

5 from 1 vote

Turn your average corn on to cob into a fiesta!

Corn on the cob is a summer staple, and it’s even more summer friendly when made in an Instant Pot. The Instant Pot allows you to cook your corn without having to stand over the hot grill or stove. Instant Pot corn on the cob only takes five minutes to cook. It’s also as delicious as it is easy. Our tangy chipotle sauce is made with protein-packed Greek yogurt, chipotle peppers, lime juice, and cilantro. You can adjust the number of peppers to find your perfect level of spiciness. Trust us–once you try this zesty corn on the cob, you’ll never go back to the plain version.

5 from 1 vote

Instant Pot Corn on the Cob with Chipotle Sauce

Go from ordinary to extraordinary with this amazingly delicious and spicy corn on the cob recipe.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 ear corn with 1 tablespoon sauce
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


For the Corn

  • 4 ears sweet corn husked
  • 1 1/2 cups water warm
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

For the Sauce

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 1/4 cup chipotle peppers canned, pureed (more or less depending on spice preference)
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro fresh, chopped


For the Corn

  • Place the steam rack into the Instant Pot, and place the corn on top of the rack. Pour in water and sprinkle with salt. Close the lid, ensure the vent is sealed. Press the "Manual" button, and using the "Adjust" button set the pressure to high. Set the timer for 5 minutes. The Instant Pot will preheat before beginning the time. Once the 5 minutes is up, wait 10 minutes before carefully releasing the steam and removing the lid. Serve the corn with chipotle sauce!

For the Sauce

  • Combine the yogurt, peppers, and lime juice and mix well. Drizzle on top of cooked corn on the cob. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro serve and enjoy!


TIP: For a fun alternative, add fresh low-fat Queso cheese crumbles and/or fresh diced avocado. Sprinkle on top of the corn with the cilantro.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1ear corn with 1 tablespoon sauce | Calories: 153kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 630mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 6
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Instant Pot, Plant-Based, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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Chef Nichole

Nichole has a culinary degree from Great Lakes Culinary Institute and has worked in the culinary industry for 10 years. She also has the knowledge to write recipes using the most nutritious, fresh, and balanced ingredients. Nichole enjoys creating healthy and tasty recipes anyone can prepare, no matter their cooking skill level.

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