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

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by pavut

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

Top Review by Michellew

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

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.

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