Brush each ear of corn with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Make sure to cover all sides of the corn.
2 ears corn, 1 teaspoon olive oil, ½ teaspoon kosher salt
Place the corn in the air fryer and cook for 8 minutes. Flip and cook for 5 more minutes.
Remove the corn from the air fryer and spread the butter on while the corn is still warm. Garnish with any additional seasonings and enjoy.
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
Storage: Store corn in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Garlic Parmesan Corn: After adding the butter in step 4, sprinkle corn with ¼ teaspoon garlic powder and 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
Elote Corn: Skip the butter in step 4 and spread 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise or sour cream on top. Sprinkle the corn with ¼ cup crumbled cotija cheese, ½ teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon lime juice, and chopped cilantro.
Spicy Corn: After adding the butter in step 4, sprinkle corn with red pepper flakes, hot sauce, or cayenne pepper to taste.