Grilled Street Corn Recipe
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Grilled Street Corn Recipe

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Mexican food is my grandmother’s favorite. I wanted a perfect side for her legendary tacos, and this chile-lime grilled corn turned out to be just right. —Ashley Crainshaw, Shawnee, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6 medium ears sweet corn
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 ear of corn with about 1 tablespoon sour cream mixture: 143 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.


  1. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. Rewrap corn in husks; secure with kitchen string. Rinse corn under water, moistening husks. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat 20-25 minutes or until tender, turning often.
  2. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients until blended. Cut string from corn and peel back husks. Spread corn with sour cream mixture. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Street Corn in Taste of Home April/May 2015, p62

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 232008
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2015

"I really liked this. Corn came out very tender and flavorful. Will definitely make again."

icunrse User ID: 6357713 228471
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2015

"This is so delicious! Sweet corn with salty cheese. Nothing better!"

janeenj User ID: 7132464 225440
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2015

"I would never have thought to use sour cream instead of butter for seasoning grilled corn. Gives the corn a nice tang without greasiness. Leftovers can keep in fridge for a week or so."

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