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Instant Pot Corn Chowder

Creamy Corn Chowder made take 20 minutes to make in an Instant Pot. It is filled with sweet corn, Potatoes, carrot and a creamy broth that is so comforting.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 430kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Corn
  • 2 cups Potato peeled and cubed
  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • ½ cup Celery chopped
  • 1 cup Carrot chopped
  • 2.5 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme
  • ¼ cup Flour
  • 4-5 strips Bacon
  • Green onion / Parsely to garnish

Instructions

  • Cut bacon into small pieces. Switch on the Instant pot. Set Instant pot to 'Saute mode'.Cook until crispy. Discard the fat and keep aside the bacon.
  • Set Instant pot to 'Saute mode'.When the inner pot is hot add butter, and let it melt.
  • Add chopped onion, celery, carrot, and minced garlic. Saute until the onion has softened and garlic is aromatic.
  • Add corn, chopped potato, thyme, Cayenne pepper, salt, pepper, chicken stock, and milk to the pot. Give everything a good stir.
  • Close the lid, place the valve in the sealed position. Press the 'Manual button' and set the time to 10 minutes.
  • The Instant pot will take some time to come to full pressure and then the timer would start.
  • When the timer is off, let the pressure release naturally for 10 minutes. Then release the pressure by moving the valve to the venting position.
  • Whisk flour to the cream.
  • Switch the instant pot again to 'Saute mode', Slowly add the flour cream mixture to the pot, by continuously stirring with the other hand. Make sure there is no lump.
  • The soup will come to a slow boil and it will start to thicken. Keep stirring to avoid lump.
  • Check the seasoning and add more seasoning if required. Switch off the Instant pot once the desired thickness has reached.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 558mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 4688IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 1mg