Chipotle Lime Corn Cobs

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Grill: 25 min.


6 servings

Updated: Jan. 06, 2023
In Mexico, grilled corn sometimes comes slathered in mayonnaise, rolled in grated cheese, and served with lime and chili powder. This is my family’s take on the dish, with our own flavor enhancements. —Carolyn Kumpe, El Dorado, California
Chipotle Lime Corn Cobs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 large ears sweet corn in husks
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese


  1. Carefully peel back corn husks to within 1 in. of bottoms; remove silk. Rewrap corn in husks and secure with kitchen string. Place in a stockpot; cover with cold water. Soak for 20 minutes; drain.
  2. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 25-30 minutes or until tender, turning often.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, chipotle, cilantro, lime juice, lime zest and garlic; spread 1 heaping tablespoon over each ear of corn. Sprinkle with Asiago cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1 ear of corn: 289 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 7g protein.