Mexican Roasted Corn on the Cob (Good for a BBQ)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I have had this at festivals and sold on the streets, it is SO good!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 ears fresh corn on the cob
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise (not miracle whip or other sweet mayonnaise)
  • 12 cup mexican queso fresco, crumbled (may substitute with monterrey jack, grated, feta, or mix of both)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • salt & pepper


  1. Roast corn on the bbq or in the oven.
  2. mix together chili powder, salt and pepper.
  3. (You can boil it too but it's not as good).
  4. coat in mayonnaise. (roll the corn in it to get an even layer).
  5. Coat in cheese. (It'll stick to the Mayo).
  6. sprinkle all over with chili powder mixture.
  7. sprinkle with lime juice, to taste.
Most Helpful

Totally delicious! Used Ancho Chili spice in the mayo and my family loved it! Will make again!

Michellew July 31, 2014

My, oh, my!!! This was so good. I roasted the corn in the oven and used queso fresco. We loved it. I served it with bbq'd ribs and potato salad. I'll definitely make this again and again. Thanks for sharing. Made for PAC 2011.

CJAY April 05, 2011