Mexican Corn on the Cob

  • Author: Aniko Levai
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Total Time: -26014841.7833 minute


Mexican corn on the cob is coated with juicy butter, finished with chili powder and fresh cilantro, sprinkled with cotija cheese. Yum!


  • 4 ears of fresh corn (with husks)
  • 1 TBS chili powder
  • 1 TBS butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup cotija cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 365ยบ F. You can also put the corn cobs on the grill.
  2. Grill the corn cobs in the husks for 15-20 minutes
  3. Transfer the corn to a plate, peel the husks and silk off, then brush it with melted butter, sprinkle with chili powder and cotija cheese.
  4. Serve with fresh chopped cilantro and enjoy!