Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob #Recipe

Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Can we talk for a moment about corn? Corn is my favorite vegetable. My favorite form of corn? It’s corn on the cob. There are two things I don’t like about corn on the cob. The first thing is getting all of the little strands off of it. What a pain in the rear! I never get them all off. I’ve tried little things including little brushes designed specifically just for corn on the cob. None worked as well as I’d like or need. So inevitably I remove as much as possible when preparing it for cooking, then remove any stragglers once they’re cooked and on my plate. The second thing is waiting for it to cook. It takes a long time to cook on the stove, and since it’s in season during warm weather, that means the house is getting hot because the stove is on. Fortunately there’s a solution for that problem – Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob.

Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob is a wonderful thing. Instead of having to fill up a gigantic pot with what seems like enough water to fill a child’s swimming pool, instead you only need one cup. That one cup is just enough to steam the corn to perfection. Once the corn is steamed you’re ready to serve. When it comes to corn on the cob I’m pretty simple – I generally eat it with my hands, and my favorite way to eat it is with some salt and butter on it. Cooking the corn in the pressure cooker is great because I’m free to do other things while the corn cooks, and the kitchen doesn’t heat up like it does if I cook it on the stove. Here’s how I make it.

Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob

Equipment Needed

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  • electric pressure cooker (I used a 6 qt Power Pressure XL)
  • measuring cup
  • tongs

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Ingredients

  • 4 ears corn on the cob, cut into halves
  • 1 cup Water

Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob Recipe From Val's Kitchen

Instructions

Place the water into the bottom of the pressure cooker’s pot.

Place the corn in, standing each piece on its end.

Cook on steam (high pressure) for 2 minutes.

Let pressure release naturally.

Remove the corn from the pot with tongs, as it will be very hot.

Serve immediately.

What’s your favorite way to prepare corn on the cob? How do you eat it? And how do you get all of the little strands off of there?

Pressure Cooker Corn on the Cob Recipe From Val's Kitchen

 

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I'm a Jersey girl, I was born and raised here and have lived here for almost my entire life. I'm a mom of 2 boys – TJ, a 21 year old, and CJ, an 18 year old with Down Syndrome. I am the oldest of four children. I am also a social media enthusiast, cat person, and Down syndrome advocate. I love coffee and milkshakes. My favorite dessert is cheesecake. I love rock music, tech, travel and food. And cheesecake. I HATE the misuse of the word retarded. I take it personally and find it very offensive. Did I mention that I love cheesecake?

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19 Comments

  1. Haven’t ever done corn on the cob in pressure cooker. We usually microwave it and always comes out really good. Will have to check your way of fixing it out.

  2. I had never thought of doing corn in the pressure cooker! What a great idea! I am obsessed with my pressure cooker for sure!

  3. I’ve always wanted a pressure cooker but never been particularly 100% with what I’d use it for! This corn on the cob recipe has proved to be a worthy opponent!

  4. Wow. That was quick! I did not know you can even cook corn in a pressure cooker. We either grill or boil it till it is tender. I will have to try your method. That’s going to save me lots of time!

  5. What a great idea! It always takes soooo long to boil the water for corn – it can really slow dinner down. I will try the pressure cooker next time!

  6. Oh I have never made corn this way, I like the idea! We have a ton of corn this time of year because we live in Wisconsin. So finding a new way to make and eat it would be awesome!

  7. What a great way to cook corn! I LOVE corn on the cob, it’s the best – especially in the summer! I have to try this way of cooking it. Sounds great!

  8. That’s a great way to make the corn. My son has been asking for corn on the cob. They only had organic the last time we checked and it was priced pretty high so we skipped it. I didn’t want to get frozen. I love that you can make it so fast in the pressure cooker.

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