Mexican Grilled Corn on the Cob

Elote has taken the world by storm and for good reason! It’s a great side dish for grilling out, taco night and, of course, Cinco de Mayo!

Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
10 min
20 min


  • 4 ears sweet corn, shucked
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija (or Feta) cheese
  • 1 packet of CHI-CHI’S® Taco Seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 lime, sliced into wedges


1. Heat grill to medium-high. Grill corn 8 to 10 minutes or until kernels are well charred.

2. Remove corn from grill and brush with melted butter.

3. Sprinkle the corn with CHI-CHI’S® Taco Seasoning and top with crumbled Cotija cheese.

4. Garnish with chopped cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice.

5. Serve with an additional lime wedge.