Mexican Street Corn Recipe - Bronson Healthcare

Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Picture of mexican street cornMaking healthy food choices is one way to Be Well and live a healthy lifestyle. At Bronson, we offer a variety of nutrition services for nearly every need. Check out this healthy recipe from our team of registered dietitians and nutrition educators.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil-based mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or Mexican crema
  • 1/4-1/2 cup finely crumbled cotija or feta
  • cheese, plus more for serving
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, plus more for serving
  • 2 small or one medium garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 8 ears shucked corn
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Tajin spice (optional)

Directions

  1. Clean and lightly spray the grate of a gas grill with cooking spray. Set the grill to medium heat and preheat five minutes.
  2. In a medium size bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream or Mexican crema, cheese, chili powder, garlic and cilantro. Stir well.
  3. When grill is hot, place corn directly on grill and cook, rotating occasionally, until cooked through and charred in spots on all sides (about 8 minutes).
  4. Remove corn from the grill. Using a butter knife, evenly coat grilled corn on all sides with cheese mixture.
  5. Sprinkle with a little extra cheese and cilantro.
  6. Serve immediately with a squeeze of fresh lime juice and/or a sprinkle of Tajin.

Nutrition per serving (1/2 cup servings)

96 calories, 3g fat, 1g sat fat, 11g carbohydrate, 8g protein, 6.5g fiber, 156mg sodium

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