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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.
Servings 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins


  • 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 regular 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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Author: Amy + Jacky
Calories: 101kcal


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