Crispy and Quick, Guilt-free Air Fried Corn On The Cob

Corn on the cob has been a staple in American cuisine for centuries. It was a popular food among Native American tribes, who introduced it to European settlers. Corn on the cob became even more popular in the 19th century with the invention of corn huskers and corn holders, making it easier to eat. Today, it is a favorite summer side dish at barbecues, picnics, and other outdoor gatherings.

Air Fryer Corn on the Cob

Recipe by Tyson GregoryCourse: Side DishCuisine: American
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This recipe for air fryer corn on the cob is a quick and easy way to enjoy this classic summer side dish. The air fryer cooks the corn to perfection, giving it a slightly crispy exterior while keeping the kernels juicy and tender. It’s a great option for when you want to enjoy corn on the cob without having to heat up your kitchen by turning on the oven or boiling water on the stove.


  • 4 ears of corn

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or olive oil

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Optional: additional spices and toppings


  • Preheat your air fryer to 400°F.
  • Shuck the corn and remove any silk.
  • Brush the corn with melted butter or olive oil.
  • Season the corn with salt, pepper, and any other desired spices.
  • Place the corn in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  • Cook for 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through.
  • Remove the corn from the air fryer and let it cool for a few minutes.
  • Serve with additional butter or toppings of your choice.


  • If your air fryer is on the smaller side, you may need to cook the corn in batches.
  • You can use whatever spices you like to season the corn, such as garlic powder, chili powder, or paprika.
  • Feel free to add some grated parmesan cheese or a sprinkle of fresh herbs on top of the corn before serving.

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