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4.75 from 4 votes

Mexican Street Corn

Servings: 6 Ears
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Best Mexican Street Corn aka Elote Recipe: Sweet corn topped with crumbly cotija cheese and sprinkled with just the right amount of spice. The best corn you've ever had guaranteed!


  • 6 Ears Fresh Sweet Corn
  • 6 Tablespoons Mayonnais
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Cup Cotija Cheese, Crumbled
  • 6 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro, Roughly Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder
  • 2 Limes, Quartered


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place corn in husks directly on the oven rack. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until fork tender.
  • While corn is cooking, in a small bowl combine garlic powder and mayonnaise.
  • When corn is done brush with garlic mayo. Roll in cotija cheese.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro and chili powder.
  • Squeeze with fresh lime juice if desired.


Calories: 247kcal, Carbohydrates: 20g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 28mg, Sodium: 387mg, Potassium: 287mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 8.4%, Vitamin C: 15.3%, Calcium: 13.2%, Iron: 4.6%
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: authentic, Cheese, Summer
Author: Krystle
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