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Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Lil' Luna
Delicious Mexican Street Corn - a copycat version from Torchy's Tacos filled with butter, cheese, chili powder and cilantro. 
5 from 12 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 291 kcal


  • 45.75 oz corn drained (3 15.25 cans)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1-2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp chili powder divided
  • cojita cheese
  • cilantro roughly chopped


  • Heat a cast iron skillet on high heat and add the corn. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and add in butter and salt. Stir until mixed.
  • Place corn in a bowl and stir in mayo and lime juice. Add 1 teaspoon chili powder and mix well.
  • Sprinkle with cojita cheese, chili powder and chopped cilantro. Serve immediately and enjoy


Calories: 291kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 7gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 94mgPotassium: 488mgFiber: 5gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 955IUVitamin C: 12.6mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1.1mg
Keyword Mexican Street Corn
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