Air Fryer Corn Fritters - Air Fryer Recipes (2024)

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Air fryer corn fritters are crispy, cheesy, and packed with flavor. These cheesy corn fritters are easy to make and get ready in no time. A perfect light snack made with sweet corn, cheese, and seasonings that is tasty and healthy.

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I love making air fryer corn fritters whenever there is an outdoor barbecue party. Serving crispy corn fritters with some barbecued chicken. However, you can serve it with any of your favorite dipping sauces or salad. I usually make corn fritters using sweet corn but you can use any of your likings.

I’ve shared the corn fritters recipe from scratch, but you can also make frozen fritters in air fryer for a quick snack. If you love making easy and quick snack recipes, be sure to check, out the air fryer frozen corn kernelsand apple fritters.

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  • What are corn fritters?
  • How to make air fryer corn fritters?
  • What goes well with corn fritters?
  • Why use an air fryer for fritters?
  • Tips for making perfect air fryer corn fritters
  • How long should I cook corn fritters in air fryer?
  • Can you freeze corn fritters?
  • How to reheat frozen corn fritters in an air fryer?
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What are corn fritters?

Corn fritters are a light and tasty snack made from cornmeal-based or flour-based batter with spices, eggs, and corn kernels. Crispy and tasty corn fritters are served as a snack or appetizers with a dipping sauce.

Corn fritters are usually deep-fried and a savory snack. However, you can tweak the ingredients in your way. They look like fried corn cake and taste delicious when served with your favorite dipping sauce.

How to make air fryer corn fritters?

Making air fryer fritters is simple and quick. You can add any of your favorite spices and make it according to your liking. Make these crispy corn fritters using frozen corn or using fresh ones.

Ingredients for air fryer corn fritters:

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  • 1 cup corn frozen kernels (thawed)
  • ½ cup cheese
  • ¼ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise/yogurt
  • 3 diced spring onion
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions for air fryer corn fritters:

  1. Take a mixing bowl to add corn, cheese, bread crumbs, flour, mayonnaise, spring onion, garlic powder, egg, salt, and pepper.
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  1. Mix them well until combined.
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  1. Preheat your air fryer at 190C/375F for 5 minutes.
  2. Lightly brush some oil on the air fryer basket and scoop a spoon of corn mixture. Place it in the basket and shape them.
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  1. Cook the corn fritters at 190C/375F for 7-8 minutes. Flip them and cook for 7-8 minutes more or until golden.
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  1. Remove the air fryer corn fritters from the basket and place them on a cooling rack.
  2. Serve your crispy corn fritters with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy.

You can find the air fryer corn fritters recipe in the printable card below

What goes well with corn fritters?

There are endless options to serve your crispy air fryer corn nuggets. Top with your easy ketchup, ranch dressing, and some sour cream. And this couldn’t go wrong when paired with a salad and using blue cheese dressing.

Why use an air fryer for fritters?

Air fryer corn fritters are best when cooked in an air fryer. With very little oil the corns are perfectly crisped and give a classic fries texture. No messy kitchen and easy to clean up.

Tips for making perfect air fryer corn fritters

  • Do not skip preheating your air fryer before making any kind of dish.
  • Place the corn fritters in a single layer in the air fryer basket for the evenly cooked result.
  • Thaw the frozen corn kernels before using them.
  • Lightly spray the basket with oil to avoid sticking or lining up the parchment paper.
  • Flip the corn fritters halfway through the cooking process for the evenly cooked results.
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Other corn recipes you’ll love:

  • Air fryer corn on the cob
  • Air fryer popcorn

How long should I cook corn fritters in air fryer?

Every air fryer works differently depending on its brand. The total cook time for air fryer corn fritters is 15-16 minutes at 190C/375F temperatures.

Can you freeze corn fritters?

Corn fritters are best when served fresh. However, you store the leftover in the refrigerator for 2-3 days in an air-tight container.
You can also freeze them by putting them in a freezer-safe container and freeze them for up to 2-3 months. Make sure you let the corn fritters cool down before storing.

How to reheat frozen corn fritters in an air fryer?

Place the corn fritters in the air fryer basket and reheat them at 200C/400F for 3-5 minutes. If it’s from freezer thaw them before reheating.

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Here are some of the frequently asked questions:

What type of corn can you use?

You can use any corn to your liking. Fresh corn is the best, but frozen corn is the best alternative. If you are not in the season you can even use the canned corn.

Frozen corns need to be thawed before using and don’t forget to drain the canned ones.

Can I fry fritters in an air fryer?

Of course, you can. Place the corn batter in the air fryer basket in a single layer and spray oil over them. Cook for 7-8 minutes and flip the corn fritters and cook for 7-8 minutes more.

Can I put corn in my air fryer?

Yes, you can make crispy and delicious cron in your air fryer.

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Can I use canned or frozen corn to make fritters?

Yes, you can use frozen or canned corn to make air fryer corn fritters. Make sure to thaw the frozen corns and drain the canned ones. Otherwise, the batter will be too wet.

Can I double this recipe?

Yes, you can double the recipe. Remember to leave some space between the fritters for the evenly cooked result.

If you like the air fryer corn fritters recipe, look what else you can air fry:

  • Air fryer chicken schnitzel

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Air Fryer Corn Fritters

Whip up a batch of these Air Fryer Corn Fritters for a crowd-pleasing appetizer or side dish. With the air fryer, you'll get the perfect crispy texture every time, without the hassle of deep frying.

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Prep Time 10 minutes mins

Cook Time 15 minutes mins

Total Time 25 minutes mins

Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack

Cuisine American

Servings 2 people

Calories 371 kcal

Equipment

  • air fryer

Ingredients

  • 1 cup corn frozen kernels (thawed)
  • ½ cup cheese
  • ¼ panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise/yogurt (I've used mayonnaise)
  • 3 diced spring onion
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Take a mixing bowl to add corn, cheese, bread crumbs, flour, mayonnaise, spring onion, garlic powder, egg, salt, and pepper.

    1 cup corn frozen kernels, ½ cup cheese, ¼ panko bread crumbs, 3 diced spring onion, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, 1 egg, salt and pepper to taste, 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

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  • Mix them well until combined.

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  • Preheat your air fryer at 190C/375F for 5 minutes.

  • Lightly brush some oil on the air fryer basket and scoop a spoon of corn mixture. Place it in the basket and shape them.

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  • Cook the corn fritters at 190C/375F for 7-8 minutes. Flip them and cook for 7-8 minutes more or until golden.

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  • Remove the air fryer corn fritters from the basket and place them on a cooling rack.

  • Serve your crispy corn fritters with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy.

    1 tablespoon mayonnaise/yogurt

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Nutrition

Calories: 371kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 21gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 148mgSodium: 1758mgPotassium: 176mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 190IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 456mgIron: 1mg

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