Mexican Street Corn: A Flavor Fiesta

Mexican Street Corn: A Flavor Fiesta

Ah, the tantalizing aroma of charred corn mingling with zesty flavors, a true Mexican street fair experience encapsulated in our recipe for Mexican Street Corn. Get ready to embark on a journey of culinary delight with this delightful dish that brings together the best of street food and bold flavors.


  • 4 fresh corn ears, husked
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Husk the corn and grill it over medium heat until kernels are charred and slightly caramelized.
  2. Brush each corn with a generous layer of mayonnaise.
  3. Sprinkle crumbled cotija cheese over the mayo-coated corn.
  4. Dust the corn with chili powder, salt, and pepper, adjusting to your preferred level of spiciness.
  5. Squeeze fresh lime juice over the corn for a tangy twist.
  6. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves for a burst of freshness.

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Experience the vibrant flavors of a Mexican street fiesta with our charred and zesty Mexican Street Corn. Perfectly grilled corn on the cob, slathered with creamy mayonnaise, and adorned with cotija cheese, chili powder, and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition information: Calories: 180 | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 320mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g

As the sun sets and the vibrant hues of a Mexican fiesta fill the air, let our Mexican Street Corn be the centerpiece of your culinary celebration. Each bite is a medley of textures and tastes, from the smoky sweetness of charred corn to the tanginess of lime and the kick of chili powder. It’s a Flavor Fiesta that transports you to the bustling streets of Mexico, where food is not just sustenance, but a joyful experience shared with friends and family.

So, gather your loved ones, fire up the grill, and let the fiesta begin with our Mexican Street Corn recipe. Turn ordinary corn on the cob into a fiesta of flavors that will have everyone craving for more. Viva la comida deliciosa!

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