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Spicy Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Author: Southern Made Simple


  • 5-6 ears of corn shucked and silked
  • 1/4 cup real mayonnaise don't skimp on the quality with this ingredient - get the real stuff!
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 tsp spicy Mexican Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp freshly minced garlic
  • 1 Tbs fresh or pickled finely diced jalapenos optional, but brings a nice heat
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro + extra for garnish
  • 1 red onion grilled and diced
  • 1 small lime - cut into wedges


  • Preheat grill to high heat
  • Once grill reaches temperature, place ears of corn directly onto grill and cook for roughly 8 minutes, making sure to rotate corn throughout cook time to cook evenly and to get those nice grill marks.
  • In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, seasonings, jalapenos, garlic, cilantro and feta cheese
  • When the corn is finished cooking, spread a thick layer of the cheese mixture onto each ear of corn and top with extra cilantro, chili powder, grilled onions and extra crumbled feta to taste. Squeeze a lime wedge over each piece before eating.
  • Enjoy!

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