Mexican street corn

“Mexican Street Corn”

7 ingredients 10 Minutes Beginner

Mexican Street Corn:


Mexican street corn is a delicious twist to plain old corn on the cob. Bursting with flavor, and a great accompaniment for any meal. The best overall flavor is achieved using a charcoal grill, but a gas grill will also yield great results. Enjoy!


Mexican Street Corn

  • Level: Beginner
  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes


  • 4 ears corn on the cob (husked)
  • 1 cup crumbled Cotija cheese (hard cow's milk cheese)
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1-2 Tbl chili powder
  • 1 lime
  • chopped cilantro leaves
  • 2-4 drops YL Lime essential oil, 2-4 drops YL Black Pepper essential oil


  1. Wash and husk corn.

  2. Use a heavy duty skewer or wooden chopstick soaked for at least 1 hr in cold water. Insert skewer into bottom end of each corn to use as a handle.

  3. Cook over very hot charcoal until evenly charred and cooked through.

  4. Remove from heat, evenly coat each corn with a thin coating of mayo mixed with lime and black pepper E.O.'s, squeeze lime juice over and sprinkle with chili powder.

  5. Hold over a bowl or plate and sprinkle cheese while turning to coat entire cob.

  6. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with additional lime wedges.