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: 487kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
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.
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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


  • Heat inner pot of Instant Pot to saute, add butter and melt.
  • 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.
  • Add chicken stock, bay leaf and 1 cup frozen corn.
  • Place lid on Instant Pot, turning the vent to "sealed". Change setting to manual, high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Allow to naturally release for 10 minutes before removing lid.
  • Using immersion blender, add cream and cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water. Blend until smooth.
  • 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.
  • Ladle into bowls and garnish with roasted red pepper, chives, sour cream and Maldon sea salt.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!


Calories: 487kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 678mg | Potassium: 834mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3925IU | Vitamin C: 20.8mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 2.8mg