Blackstone Mexican Street Corn is a delicious side dish to serve with many different meats. Start with frozen corn and simple seasoning for a easy recipe.

Mexican Street Corn in a white bowl
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Blackstone Mexican Street Corn Recipe:

Mexican Street Corn is a family favorite Grilled Mexican Recipes. The ingredients are simple and you can use fresh corn or frozen corn. It is cream, delicious and can be paired with many different meals.

This recipe is usually served on the cob, but making it on the Blackstone makes it less messy to eat. Add this Mexican Restaurant style easy side dish the next time you cooking on the griddle. Also try Blackstone Mexican Fried Rice Recipe.

What is Mexican Street Corn?

You may know these recipe as Elotes. Which is a corn on the cob that is charred on the grill then a spicy rub is placed on the cook corn. We made this recipe easy by using frozen corn but the same Mexican seasoning.

Ingredients needed - oil, frozen corn, salt and pepper, mayonnaise, cilantro, cotija cheese, lime

Ingredients: 

  • Oil 
  • Frozen Corn 
  • Salt 
  • Black Pepper 
  • Mayonnaise
  • Chopped Cilantro 
  • Cotija Cheese 
  • Lime (juiced) 
  • Tajin (optional)  

How to Make Mexican Street Corn on Blackstone Griddle: 

  • Step 1 – Heat Griddle – Preheat a Blackstone grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees Fahrenheit). 
  • Step 2 – Spread oil on Grill – Spread the oil out onto the grill with a spatula. 
  • Step 3 – Microwave Corn – Microwave the corn for 1-3 minutes so that the frozen corn does not damage the grill. 
Placing corn on the griddle
  • Step 4 – Spread Corn on Griddle – Then spread the corn out onto the griddle.  Season the corn with salt and pepper. Cook for a few minutes, stirring frequently, until the corn is warmed and browned. 
Topping the corn with mayonnaise on the griddle
  • Step 5 – Top with Mayo – Then make a circle in the center of the pile of corn and pour the mayonnaise into the center of the corn.  Then mix the mayonnaise into the corn. 
Topping the corn with cheese on the griddle
  • Step 6 – Add Lime Juice and Cheese – Top the corn with the lime juice and sprinkle the cheese on top. Stir in the cheese. 
Squeezing lime juice on the cooked corn on the griddle
  • Step 7 – Serve and Enjoy – Remove from the grill.  Top with the Tajin when serving and enjoy.
Mexican Street Corn in a white bowl

What do you Serve with Mexican Street Corn?

Mexican Street Corn can be served with any types of dishes. But we usually serve on Taco Tuesday or Mexican Monday. These are some of our favorite Blackstone Recipes to serve with this street corn in a cup.

  • Blackstone Fish Tacos – Fish Tacos take just a few minutes on the griddle. Making them a quick lunch or easy dinner idea.
  • Blackstone NachosBlackstone griddle nachos are so fun to make. Ground beef is cooked on the griddle with salsa and seasoning and then topped on tortilla chips. 
  • Blackstone Chicken TacosThe chicken is coated with an easy fajita seasoning then cooked on the flat top.
  • Pollo AsadoPollo Asado is a delicious marinade that is loaded with Mexican spices. The chicken comes out flavorful and the perfect chicken for Taco Tuesday.
  • Blackstone Burritos – Mexican street corn is the perfect side dish to serve with these burritos.
Mexican Street Corn in a white bowl

Can I Make this Indoors?

Mexican Street Corn can easily be made indoors. You can use a griddle or a cast iron skillet. Prepare the corn as indicated in the recipe, just use a skillet instead.

The cast iron skillet will cook similar to how it is cooked on the Blackstone.

Mexican Street Corn in a white bowl

Can you use Corn on the Cob instead of Frozen?

Yes, if you have leftover corn on the cob, remove it from the husk and place it on the grill. Cook the street corn as directed with the same seasoning.

Mexican Street Corn in a white bowl

Recipe Tips:

  • Oil – You can use any oil with a high smoke point.  Avocado oil, coconut oil, canola oil and vegetable oil all are great options.  
  • Seasoning – Feel free to change the seasoning. You can use sour cream instead of mayonnaise. Chili Powder would flavor and spice to the mixture.
Mexican Street Corn in a white bowl

How to Store Leftovers

Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.  

How to Reheat:

Reheat the leftover Mexican Street Corn in the Microwave in 30 second intervals.

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Blackstone Mexican Street Corn

5 from 61 votes
Blackstone Mexican Street Corn is a delicious side dish to serve many different meats. Start with frozen corn and simple seasoning for a easy recipe.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine Mexican
Course Side Dish
Calories 154

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 3 cups Frozen Corn
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup Chopped Cilantro
  • ½ cup Cotija Cheese
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • ½ teaspoon Tajin optional

Instructions

  • Preheat a Blackstone grill over medium high heat (approximately 400 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Spread the oil out onto the grill with a spatula.
  • Microwave the corn for 1-3 minutes so that the frozen corn does not damage the grill.
  • Then spread the corn out onto the griddle.  Season the corn with salt and pepper. Cook for a few minutes, stirring frequently, until the corn is warmed and browned.
  • Then make a circle in the center of the pile of corn and pour the mayonnaise into the center of the corn.  Then mix the mayonnaise into the corn.
  • Top the corn with the lime juice and sprinkle the cheese on top. Stir in the cheese.
  • Remove from the grill.  Top with the Tajin when serving and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

You can use any oil with a high smoke point.  Avocado oil, coconut oil, canola oil and vegetable oil all are great options.  
Refrigerate the leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 154kcal, Carbohydrates 21g, Protein 5g, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0.01g, Cholesterol 12mg, Sodium 355mg, Potassium 264mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 0.2g, Vitamin A 64IU, Vitamin C 9mg, Calcium 70mg, Iron 1mg

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