Grilled corn with chile and lime

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Grilled corn tastes awesome on its own, but in Mexico, it’s spiced up with chile, cheese, and lime. The smoky ears are a popular street food, but they’ll be enjoyed just as much at your next backyard


Cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Fresh yellow corn

4 medium

Light mayonnaise

¼ cup(s)


¼ cup(s)

Plain fat free Greek yogurt

2 Tbsp

Lime zest

½ tsp

Ancho chile powder

½ tsp, plus more to taste


¼ tsp, minced

Crumbled feta cheese

4 Tbsp, or shredded Cotija cheese

Fresh lime(s)

1 item(s), cut into wedges


  1. 1 Spray grill rack with nonstick spray. Preheat grill to medium or prepare medium fire.
  2. 2 Lightly spray corn with olive oil nonstick spray. Place corn on grill rack and grill, turning occasionally, until tender and lightly charred, about 12 minutes.
  3. 3 Meanwhile, stir together mayonnaise, cilantro, yogurt, lime zest and juice, 1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder, and the garlic in small bowl.
  4. 4 Brush grilled corn with mayonnaise mixture. Sprinkle evenly with Cotija and additional chile powder to taste, if desired. Serve with lime wedges.
  5. Serving size: (1 ear)