Mexican Grilled Corn

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Mexican Grilled Corn

Mexican Grilled Corn

Street vendors across Mexico sell this style of roasted or grilled corn—topped with mayonnaise, chili powder and Cotija cheese. You can serve the unadorned corn on a platter with small bowls of the sauce, cheese and lime on the side so everyone can make their own.

Serves 4

Prep Time 25 min

Total Time 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoon nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 ears corn, husked
  • 4 tablespoon finely shredded Cotija, (see Shopping Tip) or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 lime, quartered

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Preheat grill to medium-high.

Step 2

Combine mayonnaise, yogurt and chili powder in a small bowl.

Step 3

Grill corn, turning occasionally, until marked and tender, 8 to 12 minutes total. Spread each ear with 1 tablespoon of the sauce and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon Cotija (or Parmesan). Serve with lime wedges.


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