Mexican Street Corn


Mexican Street Corn is a delicious and easy to make dish that is perfect for any occasion. It is made with corn, mayonnaise, cheese, chili powder, and lime juice, and can be served as a side dish or a main course. This dish is also known as Elotes, and is a popular street food in Mexico.


-6 ears of corn
-1/2 cup mayonnaise
-1/2 cup grated Cotija cheese
-1 teaspoon chili powder
-1/2 lime, juiced


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Grill corn for about 15 minutes, until corn is cooked and slightly charred.

3. In a bowl, mix together mayonnaise, cheese, chili powder, and lime juice.

4. Spread the mayonnaise mixture over the grilled corn.

5. Serve immediately.

Potential changes & improvements

-You could use a different type of cheese, such as Parmesan or Feta.
-Try using a different type of chili powder, such as ancho chili powder or chipotle chili powder.
-Add some chopped cilantro to the mayonnaise mixture for extra flavor.

What other food it works well with

Mexican Street Corn goes well with grilled chicken or steak, and can also be served as a standalone dish.

Common Mistakes

-Not grilling the corn long enough. Make sure to grill the corn until it is cooked and slightly charred for best flavor.
-Not using enough of the mayonnaise mixture. Be generous with the mayonnaise mixture, as it will help to bind all of the flavors together.

Nutritional Information

-Calories: 400
-Fat: 28 g
-Saturated Fat: 7 g
-Cholesterol: 30 mg
-Sodium: 540 mg
-Carbohydrates: 36 g
-Fiber: 5 g
-Sugar: 10 g
-Protein: 7 g



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