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Instant Pot(R) Corn Chowder with Smoked Sausage Recipe

Instant Pot® Corn Chowder with Smoked Sausage


A quick way to make a delicious corn chowder with smoked sausage and bacon for the family using and Instant Pot(R) or a pressure cooker.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces smoked sausage, diced
  • 2 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 large russet potato, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 ears corn, kernels cut from cob
  • 2 ears corn, cut into 1-inch rounds
  • 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons potato starch (Optional)
  • 1 tablespoon water (Optional)


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add olive oil. Add sausage and bacon to the hot oil and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add onion and cook until tender, about 3 minutes longer. Add potato and saute 1 more minute. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil for 1 minute. Stirring, add corn kernels and corn cob rounds. Close and lock the lid. Choose high pressure and set timer for 6 minutes.
  2. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.
  3. Turn on the saute function and bring chowder to a boil. Add coconut milk and season with salt and pepper. Continue boiling until liquid has evaporated a bit and chowder has thickened, about 5 minutes. To increase thickness if desired, mix potato starch and water together in a bowl and add to the pot, stirring constantly until incorporated.

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Nutritional Information

Instant Pot® Corn Chowder with Smoked Sausage

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 482.9
% Daily Value *
protein: 30 %
carbohydrates: 10 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 16 %
fat: 55 %
saturated fat: 94 %
cholesterol: 12 %
vitamin a iu: 2 %
niacin equivalents: 50 %
vitamin b6: 26 %
vitamin c: 32 %
folate: 13 %
calcium: 4 %
iron: 20 %
magnesium: 28 %
potassium: 21 %
sodium: 58 %
thiamin: 50 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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