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Cotija Chili Lime Grilled Corn

This Mexican-inspired side dish is bursting with fresh flavors! With crumbled cotija cheese, tangy lime

Tasty Team
97% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cotija Chili Lime Grilled Corn

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 4 ears corn
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup mayonnaise (120 g)
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ cup cotija cheese (55 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 401
  • Fat 30g
  • Carbs 29g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Protein 7g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat a grill or grill plate to medium heat.
  2. Drizzle the corn with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix to ensure all the ears are evenly coated.
  3. Place the corn on the grill. Close the lid to keep the temperature high, and let the corn cook for about 15 minutes per side, or until slightly charred on all sides.
  4. Remove the corn from the heat and set aside.
  5. In a small bowl mix the chili powder and cayenne together. In another small bowl, mix the lime juice and mayo together in a bowl, and spread or drizzle on the ears of corn.
  6. Sprinkle the spices over the corn.
  7. Top the corn with Cotija cheese.
  8. Enjoy!
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Cotija Chili Lime Grilled Corn