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  • 5-6 ears corn
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup finely crumbled cotija cheese (feta also works great with this recipe)
  • 1 tsp Tajin spice (you can also use chili powder)
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp freshly minced garlic
  • 1 Tbs diced pickled jalapenos (fresh works great as well)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro + extra for garnish
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 small lime
  • butter


  • Preheat grill to medium heat
  • Pull outer husks on ears of corn down to the base of the corn and remove the silks the best you can
  • Fold husks back over corn and submerge in a large bowl of water for 8-10 minutes
  • Remove corn from water and shake off excess water. Place corn directly on grill and grill for about 15-20 minutes, turning the corn every 5 minutes or so
  • During the last 5 minutes of grilling, add halved or quartered red onion and lime halves to the grill
  • While corn is grilling, add mayonnaise, sour cream, cotija cheese, garlic, spices, jalapenos and cilantro into a blender and blend until smooth
  • Remove corn from grill and peel back husks
  • Add a little butter to the corn, then spoon cilantro lime sauce on top
  • Garnish with diced grilled onion, fresh cilantro, extra cotija cheese and a squeeze of lime juice
  • Enjoy!

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