Mexican Street Style Corn

Looking for a recipe that will add some flare to your summer bbq meals? This one is sure to be a family favourite. Mexican Street Style Corn on the Cob is easy to make and results in the delicous taste associated with street corn in Mexico. Mexican Street Corn has been a favourite of mine, since my family and I took our first trip to Mexican over 10 years ago. You can serve this as a side dish or as an appetizer.

Mexican Street Corn on the Cob

Turn up the flavour with this recipe!


  • 4 ears of corn, husked
  • For flavour sauce
  • 2 tbsp of mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp of sour cream
  • 1 tbsp of grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp of red chili power or to taste
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Parsley flakes


  1. For corn: Boil corn (3-5 min). Pat dry.
  2. Prepare the barbecue pit or a hot griddle pan.
  3. Put corn on grill (medium heat) and cook until corn begins to char. Usually takes about 5 minutes. Keep turning corn to get an even char around the corn.
  4. For the flavour sauce: Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, parmesan cheese in a small bowl. Add chili powder, salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Add sauce to a piping bag. You can use a Ziploc bag as a piping bag by cutting off a corner.
  6. Drizzle flavour sauce over corn.
  7. Garnish with more grated parmesan and parsley flakes or chives.
  • For a truly authentic flavour, use cojita cheese instead of grated parmesan cheese.

Prep time: 5 min | Cook time: 10 min




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