Mexican Corn in the Instant Pot is a delicious dinner side dish with a kick. This will go perfect with your next Mexican feast.

Instant Pot Mexican Corn

Calories 937 kcal
Author kitchenfunwithmy3sons



  • 4-5 ears corn on the cob husks and silk removed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/2 small red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 6 green onions diced
  • 2 jalapeƱos pepper diced
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper ground
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup Mexican crema
  • 2 splashes of hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup cotija cheese crumbled


Ears of Corn Directions:

  1. Pour 1 cup of cold water in the Instant Pot.
  2. Place a trivet in the Instant Pot, then place 4-5 ears of corn on the cob on the trivet.
  3. Close the lid and cook at manual for 1 - 2 minutes.
  4. Turn off the heat and Quick Release.
  5. Open the lid carefully.

Mexican Corn Directions:

  1. Cut the corn off the cob.
  2. Add the olive oil in the Instant Pot.
  3. Turn it on to saute'
  4. Add the red peppers, jalapeƱos, and onion.
  5. Stir until the onions turn lightly translucent.
  6. Add the corn and stir to combine.
  7. Add the lime juice.
  8. Stir to combine.
  9. Turn off the Instant Pot.
  10. Pour your corn mix into a large bowl.
  11. Add the remaining ingredients.
  12. Stir everything together until well combined.
  13. Garnish with additional cheese, salsa, and cilantro.
  14. Enjoy!!
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Mexican Corn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 937 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Fat 54g83%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 129mg43%
Sodium 2037mg89%
Potassium 1604mg46%
Carbohydrates 100g33%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 5435IU109%
Vitamin C 172.9mg210%
Calcium 623mg62%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.