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Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Grilled Mexican Street Corn

This summer side dish is reminiscent of your favorite grilled Mexican street corn known as élotes, only off-the-cob. 

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10 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time



6 ears corn-on-the-cob, husks and silk removed

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

Butter Mixture

1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon lime juice

1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest

1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika


Lime slices, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Spread each cob of corn with about 2 teaspoons Butter with Canola Oil.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all butter mixture ingredients in large bowl; mix well.

  4. STEP 4

    Place buttered corn onto grill. Grill, turning often, 10-12 minutes or until all sides are charred and corn is tender.

  5. STEP 5

    Cut kernels off corn cob; add to bowl of butter mixture. Stir until combined. Serve at room temperature.

Nutrition (1 serving)

160 Calories
11 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
180 Sodium (mg)
12 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
4 Protein (g)
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