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Air Fryer Corn on the Cob Recipe

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 145kcal
Make perfect corn every time with this Air Fryer Corn on the Cob recipe. Ready in minutes, this air fryer corn tastes just as good as grilled corn on the cob!
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Ingredients

  • 2 ears corn shucked, with silks removed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil or olive oil spray
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter room temperature

Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer to 375°F for 5 minutes.
    ingredients for air fryer corn on the cob
  • 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.
    2 ears of corn on the cob in air fryer before cooking
  • 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
    2 ears of corn on the cob in air fryer after cooking

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Notes

  • 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.

Nutrition

Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 596mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 343IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg