Mexican Corn on the Cob

Last night I heard some one say, “too much of a good thing, is a good thing” and that’s exactly how I feel about taking fresh, juicy corn on the cob and spreading salty, creamy, spicy goodness all over it. 

*Corn *Grated cojita or Parmesan cheese *1 table spoon butter *1 table spoon lite mayonnaise *Red cheyenne pepper *1 lime  

Totally simple but totally worthy of a blog post.  It’s flavors rival the best cheese popcorn you’ve ever had only fresher and bolder.  You have to try it.  (watch Tyler Florence rave/drool about this dish here)

1. Place the corn in boiling water for about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

2. When it’s cool enough to handle spread butter all over the corn and then the mayonnaise  (using a basting brush works best).

3. Sprinkle cheese on the corn next then a pinch or two — or three — of cheyenne pepper.  (Don’t under estimate the power of cheyenne,  I made mine a little TOO spicy)

4. Finish with a squeeze of lime and enjoy!

12 Responses to “Mexican Corn on the Cob”

  1. amy b.s. posted on May 11, 2011 at 4:58 pm (#)

    i just bought some corn and now i am so excited to try this!

  2. Liz posted on May 11, 2011 at 6:19 pm (#)

    YUM!!! So, when can I come over for dinner!?! (or you can come cook at my house – either way;) )!!

  3. savoryandsavage posted on May 11, 2011 at 7:35 pm (#)

    Mayonnaise on corn? Holy yum!

  4. Lauren posted on May 11, 2011 at 9:24 pm (#)

    Wow, this looks WONDERFUL!!!

  5. Emily posted on May 11, 2011 at 10:07 pm (#)

    ahhh that looks amazing! i love grilled corn on the cob! such a perfect summer dinner side!

  6. Kim @ keller-creative posted on May 11, 2011 at 11:08 pm (#)

    my husband’s two favorite things are corn and mexican food. this is a must try!

  7. Parsley Sage posted on May 12, 2011 at 1:38 am (#)

    NIIIIIICE! I’m absolutely buying corn this weekend 🙂

  8. Sutapa posted on May 12, 2011 at 5:54 am (#)

    Yum Yum…. butter, cheese, mayo, pepper and lemon nothing could beat this taste!

  9. Chad posted on May 12, 2011 at 1:01 pm (#)

    How simple! I love corn with flavors like this 🙂

  10. Island Vittles posted on May 12, 2011 at 4:57 pm (#)

    so quick and easy — cinco de mayo in minutes! Theresa

  11. Erin posted on May 15, 2011 at 3:36 pm (#)

    Just discovered your blog! This sounds wonderful. I mean really, if Tyler raves about it, it has to be good, right? I look forward to corn season in the midwest to try it! Thanks!

  12. Doris posted on December 21, 2011 at 3:24 pm (#)

    great stuff!

    but no self-respecting Mexican is gonna put butter on corn!

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