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Overhead Grilled Mexican Corn

A Delicious Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe

  • Author: Ben
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Grilling
  • Cuisine: Mexican


This Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe is delicious and tasty. Get that tasty Mexican flavor as an easy to eat side dish.


  • 4 ears of corn, husk on
  • 4 Ounces cream cheese, room temp and diced into small chunks
  • 1/2 cup Crema Mexicana
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayennes
  • Juice from a lime
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro (plus more for garnish, if desired)


  1. Soak Corn for 20 minutes in cold water
  2. While Corn is soaking, add all other ingredients to a bowl and mix
  3. Preheat grill to 450
  4. Put corn on grill for 20 minutes, rotating every five
  5. Remove from grill, dehusk, and remove kernels from cob
  6. While kernels are still hot, mix into bowl with cheeses to melt the cream cheese. If cream cheese did not melt, feel free to put in microwave for small chunks of time and then mix again.
  7. Top with additional Cilantro (optional)
  8. Serve

Keywords: Mexican Corn