Instant Pot Corn Chowder turns an already easy corn chowder recipe into a quick, FLAVORFUL and delicious potato corn chowder. Perfect for fall! #cornchowderrecipe #instantpotcornchowder #potatocornchowder

Instant Pot Corn Chowder

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn chowder, instant pot corn chowder, instant pot soup recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Natural Release: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 487 kcal
This Instant Pot Corn Chowder is a potato corn chowder that's packed with flavor! Using an instant pot makes this already easy soup even easier! You'll never want to make another corn chowder recipe again.


Corn Chowder:

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup carrot , chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery , chopped
  • 1/2 cup white onion , chopped
  • 1 medium Russet potato , peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 1/2 cups frozen corn , divided
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


  • 2 tablespoons roasted red pepper , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chives , chopped
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream
  • Maldon Sea Salt


  1. Heat inner pot of Instant Pot to saute, add butter and melt.
  2. When butter has melted, add carrot, celery, white onion and chopped potato. Saute for 4-5 minutes, or until vegetables start to soften and become fragrant.
  3. Add chicken stock, bay leaf and 1 cup frozen corn.
  4. Place lid on Instant Pot, turning the vent to "sealed". Change setting to manual, high pressure for 5 minutes.
  5. Allow to naturally release for 10 minutes before removing lid.
  6. Using immersion blender, add cream and cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water. Blend until smooth.
  7. Add Kosher salt, black pepper and remaining 1 1/2 cups frozen corn. Stir in while Instant Pot is still on "keep warm" setting and allow to sit for 3-4 minutes.
  8. Ladle into bowls and garnish with roasted red pepper, chives, sour cream and Maldon sea salt.
  9. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Corn Chowder
Amount Per Serving
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 678mg29%
Potassium 834mg24%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 3925IU79%
Vitamin C 20.8mg25%
Calcium 94mg9%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.