Air Fryer Corn on the Cob

Discover how to make perfectly crispy and delicious Air Fryer Corn on the Cob in just minutes with this method. Ready in under 15 minutes.

air fryer corn on the cob

Cooking Corn on the Cob in the Air Fryer is a delicious and easy way to enjoy one of summer’s favorite vegetables.

It’s simple to make, healthy, and packed with flavor. Here’s everything you need to know about making Corn on the Cob in your Air Fryer.

air fryer corn on the cob

Did you know that corn is an excellent source of fiber, vitamins, potassium, and magnesium which are essential nutrients for our body. Magnesium also helps with keeping your blood sugar levels in check.

air fryer corn on the cob

The cook time will remain the same whether you’re cooking one or four ears of corn. Just try not to overcrowd the basket if cooking a lot of corn. 🌽🌽🌽

corn on the cob

Some delicious alternatives to butter for your corn, try some sour cream, chives or even some Cotija Cheese!

corn on the cob with pork chop and veggies

You will need the following ingredients to make Corn on the Cob in an Air Fryer (see recipe card for quantities): Fresh Corn on the Cob, Butter, Salt and Pepper.

  1. Preheat your air fryer to 375°F.
  2. Husk the corn by removing all the outer leaves and silk strands if necessary.
  3. Brush with olive oil or cooking spray all over each ear of corn. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
  4. Trim the corn if needed to fit in the air fryer, and place in the basket.
  5. Cook for 12 to 15 minutes depending on how crunchy you want it.
  6. Flip halfway through cooking time by using tongs or oven mitts.
  7. Once cooked, remove them from the air fryer basket carefully as they will still be hot.
  8. Optionally garnish with your favorite toppings like butter, sour cream, paprika, chives, etc.

Printable Recipe Card

air fryer corn on the cob

Air Fryer Corn on the Cob

Discover how to make perfectly crispy and delicious Air Fryer Corn on the Cob in just minutes with this method. Ready in under 15 minutes.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time17 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 108 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 

  • 4 ears Fresh Corn on the cob, shucked
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
Toppings (optional)
  • Smoked Paprika
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Sour Cream
  • Fresh Chives
  • Tajin Seasoning
  • Cotija Cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your air fryer to 375°F.
  • Husk the corn by removing all the outer leaves and silk strands if necessary.
  • Brush with olive oil or cooking spray all over each ear of corn. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
  • Trim the corn if needed to fit in air fryer, and place in the basket.
  • Cook for 12 to 15 minutes depending on how crunchy you want it.
  • Flip halfway through cooking time by using tongs or oven mitts.
  • Once cooked, remove from the air fryer basket carefully as they will still be hot.
  • Optionally garnish with your favorite toppings like butter, sour cream, paprika, chives, etc.

Notes

The cook time will remain the same whether you’re cooking one or four ears of corn. Just try not to overcrowd the basket if cooking a lot of corn. 🌽🌽🌽

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.01gSodium: 14mgPotassium: 243mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 168IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 2mgIron: 0.5mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Jimmy says:

    I had never tried to cook my corn in the Air Fryer. It turned out perfect and I will never cook it any other way since I tried this method. Love this method.

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