Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe

Topped with spices, lime and Cotija cheese, this recipe will give a little extra flavor to the traditional grilled corn on the cob.
Grilled Mexican Corn

Grilled Mexican Corn

Grilled corn gets served up Mexican style with a dusting of cheese and chili powder.

Photo by: Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Kristin Guy, Dine X Design

Ingredients

  • 6 ears of corn
  • 2-3 tablespoons ancho chili powder
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 6 limes
  • Cotija cheese
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

1: Remove husk and silk from corn and skewer with a bamboo stick. Generously coat with butter, ancho chili powder, sprinkle of salt and lime juice (Images 1 and 2).

2: Cover the cobs in tin foil and place on the grill for 25 minutes, occasionally turning on each side (Image 3).

3: Serve with an extra squeeze of lime, ancho chili powder and Cotija cheese (Image 4).

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