Grilled Street Corn

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Grill: 20 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
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
Grilled Street Corn Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition 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.

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