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Air Fryer Corn On The Cob: The Tastier Recipe

Simple and quick to cook, this air fryer corn on the cob is the easiest way to eat corn on the cob.

It is a quick and easy recipe, but most of all, full of flavor. 

I love using this air fryer recipe when I’m short on time, or when it’s really hot and I don’t want to turn on the stove or grill.

Al I have to do is put them in the fryer, set the time and take them out – that’s it.

air fryer corn on the cob

Corn:  Everything You Need To Know

Corn cobs are a great food to add to your diet!

They are rich in iron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and are also rich in vitamins belonging to the B group and potassium.

On the contrary, they are low in sodium.

How to Choose Cobs

how to choose corn

One way to check if it is good is if you try to cut a kernel with your fingernail, it must release a milky liquid, as otherwise they are overripe and will remain hard even if you cook them.

Ingredients Needed

These are the main ingredients you need for this recipe.

For the step-by-step directions and measurements, scroll down to our printable recipe card. 

  • Corn
  • Olive oil
  • Parsley 
  • Salt 
  • Black pepper

You can prepare this recipe with any type of air fryer.

As always, time and degrees are approximate and depend on the appliance you have.

So always check the cooking to make any necessary adjustments.

Prepare the Corn

clean the corn

Clean the cob and remove all leaves, beard and filaments.

Then wash it under running water.

Before cooking, leave it at least 15 minutes soaked in cold water; it will become softer and juicier.

Afterwards, dry it well.

If you can’t find fresh cobs, you can often find pre-cooked and vacuum-packed ones at the supermarket, If you use those cobs, remember to rinse them well.

How To Make Corn In The Air Fryer

Preheat the air fryer to 400ºF (200ºC). 

Place olive oil, chopped parsley, oregano, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well together.

Brush the mixture into the corn cob and place the cob in the basket of the air fryer.

Halfway through cooking, turn the cob over.

air fryer corn on the cob

What To Serve With Air Fryer Corn On The Cob

Serve this delicious corn on the cob with this pork steak recipe, breaded pork chop or crock pot ham.

This corn is delicious with chicken cutlets, also great to go with these air fryer chicken fajitas.

Can You Use Frozen Corn?


If you plan to use frozen corn, let it thaw for about 30 minutes before putting it in the air fryer. 

Do I Preheat The Air Fryer For Corn On The Cob

Yes, it helps to have an even cooking.

More Air Fryer Recipes…

Air Fryer Breaded Mushrooms:  These crispy, savory, bite-sized  pairs well with all your favorite dipping sauces.

Air Fryer Potato Wedges: With my recipe you will get perfect wedge potatoes, crunchiness is Guaranteed! 

Air Fried Eggplant Rollatini: Nothing more mouthwatering, simple and wholesome: the world’s best eggplant rollatini with a soft heart!

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Yield: 2

Air Fryer Corn On The Cob

air fryer corn on the cob

Tasty and easy recipe to prepare Corn On The Cob!

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes


  • 2 Corn on the cob
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon chopped parsley
  • Salt & black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 400°F (200°C). This step helps ensure even cooking.
  2. Prepare the corn cobs by removing the husks and trimming them to fit the air fryer.
  3. Place olive oil, chopped parsley, oregano, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well together.
  4. Brush the basket of the air fryer with olive oil and place the corn cobs evenly spaced apart.
  5. Brush the corn cobs with olive oil and seasonings on both sides
  6. Cook the corn at 400°F (200°C) for 5 minutes.
  7. Flip the cobs and return to the air fryer to cook for another 5 minutes.
  8. When they are ready, add a little bit of parsley and some grated cheese to make them more flavorful.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 221Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 552mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 4g

Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.

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amy liu dong

Tuesday 12th of July 2022

A 5-star recipe for me. It is so delicious, healthy, and an easy recipe to make.

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