Wingstop Cajun Fried Corn Copycat Recipe (Air Fryer Corn on the Cob)

Wingstop’s cajun fried corn is one of the restaurant’s most popular sides. This copycat recipe is very quick and simple to make, and it tastes exactly like the one from Wingstop!

They’re just a corn cob cut into four sections.

The small cobs are then cooked and seasoned with cajun seasoning. With spicy, buttery tastes and a bit of earthiness, they are ideal Southern-style nibbles.

You may obtain this southern-style snack with Wingstop’s unique fried seasoning in addition to Cajun seasoning. Parmesan and lemon pepper seasonings are also available to sprinkle on top of the corn.

Ingredients for Wingstop Cajun Corn recipe

  • 4 medium-sized sweet corn ears
  • 1 tablespoon of butter Vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour Buttermilk
  • 1 whisked egg
  • a dash of salt

How to make Wingstop Fried Cajun Corn On The Cob

  • Prepare the sweet corn by cleaning it. Remove the skin and all of the corn silk. The corn should then be washed under running water.
  • Cut the corn in half horizontally.
  • Construct the corn batter. Pour the all-purpose flour and egg into a medium-sized mixing basin. Stir in the buttermilk until completely combined.
  • Preheat a big skillet or pot over low to medium heat. Melt the butter in a skillet. Pour in the vegetable oil and let it heat up.
  • Dip the corns inside the basin into the batter.
  • In a frying pan, cook the corns. It takes around 3-4 minutes for the corns to become a gorgeous golden brown hue.
  • Remove the corn from the pan. Allow them to cool. If the corn isn’t salty enough, add some Cajun spice on top. If it’s not salty enough, season with a pinch of salt.

Nutritional Fact of Wingstop Cajun Fried Corn

  • Calories: 35 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g

Time and Servings

  • Total Time: 20 Mins
  • Servings: 4

Wingstop Cajun Fried Corn Review

The Cajun wasn’t as heavily saturated in sauce, which I enjoyed because it wasn’t as dependent on it.

Each order consists of one cob of corn chopped into four pieces, each seasoned with its cajun flavor and fried. It’s hot, filling, and salty. It also feels healthful, as if your brain is still thinking, “Oh, this is a vegetable.”

The Cajun fried corn, in my opinion, was a letdown. It cost around $3 for five little pieces of corn that were mushier than anything else. I was looking for a wonderful toasted texture from them.

But if you like your corn spicey, you may want to give it a try.

Wingstop Cajun Fried Corn Price

  • Regular 5pc price is $4.09
  • Large 10pc price is $5.59

Wingstop Cajun Fried Corn Calories and Nutrition

Cajun Fried Corn Regular

  • Serving Size: 5 each
  • Fat: 17 g
  • Sugars: 9 g
  • Carbs: 34 g
  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Sodium: 660 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Calories from Fat: 151 kcal
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Vitamin: 0 mcg
  • Calcium: 8 mg
  • Iron: 0 mg
  • Potassium: 16 mg

Cajun Fried Corn Large

  • Serving Size: 10 each
  • Fat: 34 g
  • Sugars: 18 g
  • Carbs: 68 g
  • Calories: 600 kcal
  • Protein: 10 g
  • Sodium: 1320 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Calories from Fat: 302 kcal
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Vitamin: 0 mcg
  • Calcium: 16 mg
  • Iron: 0 mg
  • Poatasium: 32 mg

Is it possible to cook corn on the cob in an air fryer?

The air fryer can be used to make roasted corn, which is very tasty.

First and foremost, you’ll need an air fryer. For this recipe, you may use a rack-style air fryer, but I prefer a basket-style air fryer.

Place the cob in the air fryer basket and cook for 5-8 minutes at 400oF (204oC). Make sure you can hear when the popcorn starts popping and that you switch off the machine once all of the popcorn has popped.

Fill a bowl halfway with popped popcorn on the cob. Drizzle with salt and spicy sauce (or melted butter) and serve. If you want a more detailed step-by-step guide, check Air Fryer Corn Ribs Recipe.

Why does the air fryer method of cooking corn work so well?

You might be wondering how they operate; an air fryer works effectively because it circulates scorching hair around your meal while using very little oil. Having an air fryer on your counter means you have a little convection oven. Food does not taste deep-fried, but it does taste delicious.

When you air-fried corn, it not only cooks it like boiling or microwaving but also roasts it simultaneously. The outcome is a delightful side dish in which the corn roasts and browns slightly. The taste of these caramelized corn kernels varies greatly.

The roasted corn kernels are the ideal canvas for various additives such as fresh herbs or seasonings such as garlic powder or red chili powder.

FAQs about Wingstop Cajun Fried Corn

What is the default seasoning for fried corn Wingstop?

The Cajun Fried Corn is described as “Wingstop’s twist on corn on the cob.” They are just four cobs of corn chopped into four pieces. After that, the little cobs are roasted and seasoned with Cajun flavor. They make excellent Southern snacks since they are peppery, buttery, and somewhat earthy.

This southern-style snack is available with both cajun seasoning and Wingstop’s own fried seasoning. You may also sprinkle Parmesan cheese and lemon pepper on top of the corn.

Is Wingstop corn spicy?

Wingstop season the corn with Cajun and other fry seasonings (sugar, salt, pepper) together. However, you can get whatever seasoning you want; Fry, Cajun, Lemon Pepper, Garlic Parmesan. It’s hot, filling, and salty.

What is Cajun spice made of?

It’s a rustic spice combination from Louisiana, the birthplace of delectable Cajun food. Everyone puts their own twist on it, but generally, it’s a spicy combination of paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, pepper, and oregano.

Cajun Seasoning combines a robust spicy taste (from cayenne pepper and paprika) with a delicate earthiness (provided by the onion, garlic, and herbs).

Is fried corn healthy?

Corn is rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps protect your cells from harm and fend off illnesses like cancer and heart disease. Yellow maize is an excellent source of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which are good for eye health and help prevent the lens damage that leads to cataracts.

However, corn is one of the most fattening foods due to its high sugar and calorie content. Corn contains sugar like fructose, which adds significantly to visceral fat.

I am Chef Harunur Rashid Azim. I inherited my family's love of cooking at a young age. I graduated from the Institute of Culinary Education in London, UK, with determination and passion to become a chef. Follow me on Twitter: @RashidIsChef, FB: Azim

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