Mexican Corn on the Cob

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

The spicy chili powder is a very tasty complement to the sweet corn.


  1. Bring water to a boil.
  2. Remove husks and corn silk from corn cobs. Place the corn in the boiling water, cover, and boil until it is just hot, 10 minutes or less.
  3. While corn is boiling mix together olive oil, chili powder, salt and pepper.
  4. Remove corn from steamer, brush with oil mixture and serve hot.
Most Helpful

5 5

I didn't put the corn in water. I only mixed the olive oil with red chili powder and brush on the cob and on the barbecue.

5 5

This was really good. I usually use butter on the corn but the olive oil was a nice "healthier" touch. For the red chili powder, I used ground Ancho Chili which was rather mild. I think that the seasoned oil would be great on grilled corn as well.