Go Back
+ servings
Bowl of Instant Pot Popcorn with a metal scoop of popcorn to the side and shaker of salt.

Instant Pot Popcorn

Did you know you can make popcorn in your pressure cooker? This Instant Pot Popcorn is simple and quick to make and so much tastier than the microwave stuff.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword instant pot popcorn
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 Tablespoons popcorn oil (or canola, vegetable or coconut)
  • 1 teaspoon Flavacol or popcorn salt
  • 1/2 cup popcorn kernels


  • Heat Instant Pot to saute mode on hottest setting. Allow to heat until it beeps that it's ready.
  • Add oil, popcorn salt and kernels then stir to coat. Place a lid on the Instant Pot that covers the whole insert. Shake whole pot every 30 seconds. Allow to popcorn to pop. Once the popping has slowed, turn off the Instant Pot and pour the popcorn into a bowl.