- 6 medium ears sweet corn, husks removed
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
- 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
- 2 tablespoons sliced green onions
- Tortilla chips
- Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally.
- Cut corn from cobs. In a large skillet, saute the onion and jalapeno in butter for 2-3 minutes or until almost tender. Add corn and garlic; saute 1-2 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Remove from the heat.
- In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream and chili powder. Stir in cheese and corn mixture. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
- Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown. Sprinkle with olives and green onions; serve with chips. Yield: 5 cups.
Reviews for Grilled Corn Dip
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"I made this as an appetizer for a family dinner and most everyone liked it."
"I just wasn't impressed with this recipe. I tried it exactly as shown and then again with my tweaks. As is, it lacks seasoning. It definitely needs salt and something more than just chili powder. A large chopped onion is overkill and drowned out the cheese. I was not pleased with the consistency the first time...it was like a casserole rather than a dip. It was NOT a hit at my Labor Day gathering. Even my tweaks didn't save it and I changed up the seasoning. I think it's the mayonnaise (I used Hellmans). I just didn't like it, texture, season-wise and cheesiness. NOT a keeper."
"Delish!! I did use frozen corn like a previous reviewer suggested and it turned out good."
"I've made this dip often just using frozen corn. I leave out the jalapeno pepper because of my Crohn's disease and it's just as tasty without it."
"This looks fabulous. I bet you could also make it using frozen corn. Spread on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and salt & pepper, then broil for 5 minutes. It'd be a nice fast way to make it if you can't grill!Update: I made this recipe and it turned out great. I did change a few things:I don't like jalapeno so I didn't put any in. I also don't like the texture of onions so I used onion powder instead. I halved the mayonnaise and added a 1/2 cup or more of cream cheese instead. It made it thicker, but it was delicious."