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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn aka Elote

A delicious way to enjoy sweet corn.
Course Vegetable
Cuisine All-American
Keyword chili powder, corn, mayonnaise
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 399kcal
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 6 ears corn, shucked and cleaned
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • chili powder, to taste
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese or Cotija cheese
  • freshly chopped cilantro, optional
  • lime wedges, for serving


  • Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Grill corn, turning often, until slightly charred on all sides, about 10 minutes.
  • Brush corn with a layer of mayonnaise and sprinkle with chili powder, cheese and cilantro if Using. Serve warm with lime wedges.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 747mg | Potassium: 42mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 313IU | Calcium: 370mg | Iron: 1mg