Mexican Corn on the Cob

Mexican Corn on the Cob (6 of 8)

I’ve mentioned this before, but one of our favorite restaurants is Taco Mamacita in Chattanooga and it has this incredible corn on the cob that is out of this world. I thought I would attempt to make my own version at home. This turned out fabulous!! We could not get enough of it and I can’t wait to make it again very soon!! It’s really not hard to make either, which is a bonus! It’s got a great sweet, savory & tangy flavor that will make your taste buds rejoice! Haha 🙂

Mexican Corn on the Cob (5 of 8)

Mexican Corn on the Cob
Source: Dishy Goodness


For the Corn:
6 Ears of Corn
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Salt & Pepper

For the Topping:
1/4 cup Light Mayonnaise
3 tbsp. Light Sour Cream
3 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
1/8 tsp. ground cayenne
Juice from 1 Lime
Grated Parmesan/Asiago/Romano Cheese (or Cotija if you can find it)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray roasting pan with cooking spray, set aside.

Shuck corn and remove all husks and silks. Brush corn with olive oil or spray with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt & freshly ground black pepper and roll in your hands to coat evenly. Place in roasting pan and cook for approximately 30 minutes, turning corn with tongs every 5-7 minutes. You want corn to look slightly charred on all sides.

While the corn in roasting, in a small bowl, add mayonnaise, sour cream, cilantro, garlic, chili powder, black pepper, cayenne, & lime juice. Stir to fully incorporate. Place in refrigerator until corn is finished cooking.

Once corn is cooked, brush sauce onto the corn, coating all sides. Sprinkle liberally with the grated cheese and enjoy!

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  1. I have this recipe sitting in my drafts! Well, a very similar one. Expect to see it soon =) It’s a good one.
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  2. I was really really surprised at how fun and over the top tasty the topping is. I had to pin it!
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  3. I have always wanted to make this. it looks so incredibly good!
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  4. Wow! This looks incredible, i just love corn – i will have to try!
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