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Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Delicious Mexican Street Corn - a copycat version from Torchy's Tacos filled with butter, cheese, chili powder and cilantro. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 291 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 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


  1. Heat a cast iron skillet on high heat and add the corn. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Remove from heat and add in butter and salt. Stir until mixed.
  3. Place corn in a bowl and stir in mayo and lime juice. Add 1 teaspoon chili powder and mix well.
  4. Sprinkle with cojita cheese, chili powder and chopped cilantro. Serve immediately and enjoy
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Street Corn Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 291 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 94mg4%
Potassium 488mg14%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 955IU19%
Vitamin C 12.6mg15%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.