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Instant Pot Taiwanese Street Corn

6 ingredients + 5 mins prep to make this Instant Pot Taiwanese Street Corn (Chinese: 台式烤玉米)! A perfect way to enjoy your juicy summer pressure cooker corn on the cob coated with sweet-savory secret sauce with a slightly spicy kick.
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Asian, Taiwanese
Keyword instant pot corn on the cob, instant pot recipes, instant pot side dish, instant pot summer recipes, instant pot vegetables, instant pot vegetarian, instapot corn on the cob, pressure cooker corn on the cob
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 101kcal
Author Amy + Jacky


  • 4 ears corn on the cob

Yummy Secret Sauce


  • Pressure Cook Corn on the Cob: Pour 1 cup of cold running tap water in Instant Pot. Place a trivet in the pressure cooker, then place 4 ears of corn on the cob on the trivet. Close the lid and pressure cook at High Pressure for 1-2 minutes. Turn off the heat and Quick Release. Open the lid carefully.
  • Preheat Oven: While the corn on the cobs are cooking in Instant Pot, preheat the oven to 450°F.
  • Mix the Yummy Secret Sauce: Mix 3 tbsp light soy sauce, 2 tbsp Shacha sauce, 1 tbsp sugar, 1 tsp garlic powder, and ¼ tsp sesame oil in a small mixing bowl. Taste the sauce to make sure it is well balanced.
  • Apply Yummy Secret Sauce and Finish in the Oven: Brush the yummy sauce all over the corn on the cob on all sides with a basting brush. Place them on a rack with the baking tray in the oven for 5 – 10 minutes.
  • Serve: Serve immediately.



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Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 768mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.8mg