Air Fryer Corn on the Cob with Herb Butter

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This Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter makes for the perfect side dish. This will the best Corn on The Cob in Air Fryer recipe you'll have!
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter

This Air Fryer Corn on the Cob with Herb Butter makes for the perfect side dish. The corn cooks perfectly in the air fryer so it’s tender and juicy and slathered with a flavorful herb butter.

Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter

This air fryer Corn on the Cob with Herb Butter is so easy and quick to make. And all you need is 4 simple ingredients: corn, butter, parsley, and lemon-herb seasoning. For more delicious corn on the cob recipes to enjoy this summer, check out this link!


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What We Love About This Recipe

  • 15 Minute Side Dish: This airfryer corn on the cob only takes 10 minutes to cook and can be on the table in no time!
  • Easy Ingredients: All you need for corn on the cob in air fryer is 4 easy ingredients including 6 ears on corn, butter, lemon-herb seasoning, and parsley.
  • Family Friendly: Your kids will absolutely love to ear this air fryer corn on the cob!
Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter stacked together.

Ingredient Notes

  • Corn: You will need 6 full ears on corns, cut in halves. Find at the farmers market or even frozen corn on the cob.
  • Butter: Salted Butter will give the best flavor.
  • Lemon-Herb Seasoning: You can also use lemon pepper seasoning as well if you can’t find lemon-herb seasoning.
  • Parsley: Fresh Herbs such as fresh parsley to top the corn finishes this dish off nicely and add more color.
Corn, butter, and herbs.

Equipment Needed

How to Make Corn on the Cob in the Air Fryer

These are the basic steps for making Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Corn being cooked, butter melted and herbs.

STEP 1: MAKE THE LEMON-HERB BUTTER

First preheat you air fryer. Then in small bowl, melt the butter then stir in the parsley and the lemon herb seasoning. You ca also add more seasonings to taste such as garlic powder, chili powder, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper.

STEP 2: PREP EARS OF CORN

You will want to cut each ear of corn in half. Then roll each piece of corn into the butter mixture.

STEP 3: AIR FRY CORN ON THE COB

Once you have completely coated all corn pieces in the butter mixture add in a single layer to the fryer basket that has been coated in cooking spray and air fry for 10-12 minutes on 400 degree F.

corn cut and ready.

Prep and Storage Tips for Fried Corn on the Cob

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this corn in the air fryer recipe ahead of time, you can remove husks,silks, cut the corn and coat in the butter. Leave in fridge on a plate wrapped in plastic wrap until you are ready to pop into the air fryer.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

If you have any left over air fried corn, you can store in an airtight container for up to 4 days in the fridge.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

To reheat air fried corn on the cob, pop into the air fryer for about 4-5 minutes at 400 degrees until hot.

Frequently Asked Questions about Corn Air Fryer

HOW LONG DO YOU COOK CORN AIR FRYER?

For this air fryer corn on the cob you will need to cook corn for 10-12 minutes.

WILL CORN ON THE COB POP IN AIR FRYER?

No, this corn on the cob air fryer recipe will not make the kernels turn into popcorn.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Yes this recipe easily be doubled on halved depending on the serving you want to make and how much corn you have. Just proportionally increase or decrease ingredients.

CAN YOU PUT FOIL IN AN AIR FRYER?

You can put foil in the air fryer, it is perfect to protect your frying basket and makes for easier clean up.

Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter

Expert Tips for Making This Air Fryer Corn on Cob Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you are making this for a large crowd, you can double this recipe by increasing ingredients proportionally. Depending on how big your air fryer is you might need to cook in two rounds.
  • Mexican Street Corn: You make Mexican style air fried street corn with this method. To make into Mexican street corn sprinkle with cotija cheese, elote seasoning, sour cream, mayonnaise, lime juice, and cilantro.
  • Reheat: Use a grill or conventional oven and brush with a little olive oil.

What to Serve with Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter

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Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter

Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
This Air Fryer Corn with Herb Butter makes for the perfect side dish. This will the best Corn on The Cob in Air Fryer recipe you'll have!
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Ingredients

  • 6 ears corn, halved
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon herb seasoning
  • 1 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees
  • Melt butter in small bowl
  • Stir in seasoning and parsley until well combined
  • Roll corn in butter mix until generously coated
  • Stand on one end in air fryer basket
  • Cook 10-12 minutes
  • Brush on additional butter mix, serve, and enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: If you are making this for a large crowd, you can double this recipe by increasing ingredients proportionally. Depending on how big your air fryer is you might need to cook in two rounds.
  • Mexican Street Corn: You make Mexican style air fried street corn with this method. To make into Mexican street corn top with cojita cheese, elote seasoning, and lime juice.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 224IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 15 minute, air fryer, butter, corn, corn on the cob, herb butter, lemon, parsely

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