Mexican Grilled Corn. Grilled corn that’s smothered in a creamy, smoky butter and topped with salty Mexican cheese - cotija - and fresh cilantro! showmetheyummy.com #grilling #corn #mexican #cheese #butter
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Mexican Grilled Corn

Mexican Grilled Corn. Grilled corn that’s smothered in a creamy, smoky butter and topped with salty Mexican cheese - cotija - and fresh cilantro!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: mexican grilled corn
Servings: 4 ears
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Ingredients

Butter

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

Corn

  • 4 ears corn on the cob husked and cleaned
  • cotija cheese freshly grated
  • Cilantro finely chopped
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Butter

  • Mix together the butter ingredients in a medium sized bowl until well combined. Divide evenly into two bowls.
  • Set aside.

Corn

  • Using half of the butter, slather it on the cleaned/husked corn.
  • Wrap each piece of corn in a sheet of foil. Make sure the foil is completely sealed.
  • Preheat grill to medium - medium high heat (about 450 degrees F).
  • Grill for 15 - 20 minutes, or until the corn is tender, flipping halfway through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Let sit for about 5 minutes to cool slightly.
  • Carefully unwrap each cob of corn and brush on the other half of the butter.
  • Top with freshly grated cotija and cilantro.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1ear of corn | Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 355mg | Potassium: 316mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 990IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1.1mg