Air-Fried Corn on the Cob with Lime and Chili

Air-Fried Corn on the Cob with Lime and Chili

This Mexican inspired corn recipe is air-fried to perfection, then smothered with a lime and chili infused mayonnaise before getting a quick blast of heat under the broiler.

20 mins total time

10 mins active time


Makes 4



  • 4 ears of corn on the cob

    husks and silk removed

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup (2 oz) mayonnaise
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


  • 1Insert the wire rack into position 4. Meanwhile, continue to the next step.
  • 2Place the corn in the roasting pan. Drizzle with the oil and sprinkle with the salt. Roll the corn in the oil to coat.
  • 3Once preheated, place the pan in the oven and start the timer. Meanwhile, make the lime and chili mayonnaise.
  • 4Place the mayonnaise in a bowl and using a microplane, grate the lime zest over the top. Add the pepper flakes and stir to combine.
  • 5When the oven signals, brush the corn with the mayonnaise to coat. Return the pan to the oven and start the timer.
  • 6The corn kernels should be tender when pierced with a knife. If not, give it a bit more.
  • 7Squeeze over with lime juice and enjoy!