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Grilled Mexican Street Corn on a piece of paper in a red plate.
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Grilled Mexican Street Corn

This Grilled Mexican Street Corn is flavored with Cotija cheese, chili powder, and lime. We call it “Nacho Libre” because of the corn clip from the movie.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Grill/BBQ, Mexican/Spanish
Keyword: Grilled, Mexican Street Corn, Side, Side Dish
Servings: 4
Calories: 304kcal
Author: Emily Walker


  • Outdoor Barbecue Grill



  • Grill the corn until all sides get a little brown.
  • Combine mayonnaise and sour cream.
  • Brush the corn generously with the mayo/sour cream mixture.
  • Roll in cotija cheese - kind of a mexican feta, you can sub for feta if you want.
  • Season with chili powder.
  • Then squeeze fresh lime juice over the top.


Calories: 304kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 533mg | Potassium: 304mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 416IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 206mg | Iron: 1mg