Mexican Street Corn Recipe

mexican street corn

mexican street corn

Mexican Street Corn

Ready In 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 servings


  • 4-5 quarts water to cover corn
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 ears corn husk & silk removed
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup cojita cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 lime quartered


  • In a stock pot, add water and sugar.
  • Once water is boiling, add corn. Cook for 5 minutes then drain liquid. Place in a baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream and garlic salt until blended.
  • Using a basting brush, spread mayonnaise mixture on one side of the corn.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top of the corn.
  • Garnish with cilantro and sprinkle paprika on top of the corn.
  • Flip corn over and repeat the process.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice over corn.
  • Serve hot!


Tip: Replace smoked paprika with cayenne pepper.

Aunt Carmen

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1 Comment

  1. Carolyn

    OMG! This looks delicious!! I can’t wait to try this……

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