Grilled Elote (Mexican Street Corn)

Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Total Time: 20 Minutes | Servings: 7

  • SERVES 7
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20


  • 4 ears fresh corn, husks removed
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz. pkg.)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Mexican cheese (such as Cotija)
  • chopped fresh cilantro leaves, for serving, if desired


  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Carefully brush vegetable oil on grill rack.
  2. Place corn directly on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until lightly browned on all sides.
  3. Meanwhile, set aside one small bowl of mayonnaise, one with taco seasoning, and another of crumbled cheese.
  4. Brush cooked corn with mayonnaise; sprinkle with taco seasoning and cheese. Serve hot with cilantro sprinkled on top.
Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories - 350; Fat - 26g; Saturated Fat - 5g; Protein - 5g; Carbohydrate - 23g; Sugar - 5g; Sodium - 380mg

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