Mexican Grilled Corn

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With the lazy, hazy days of summer upon us, it is once again time for maize, more commonly known as corn. An excellent source of iron and fibre, corn can be served in more ways than one. Below you will find recipes that are beyond the cob. If you are looking for tasty ways to serve maize this year, try one or more of these tried-and-tested corn recipes.


  • 8 cobs of corn, husked 
  • ¾ cup plain yogurt
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 5 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 cup Cotija cheese
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons lime zest 
  • Pinch of Salt 


  1.  Preheat your barbeque to high.
  2. In a bowl, combine yogurt, mayo, and lime juice. In a separate bowl mix the cheese, chili powder, cayenne, cumin, lime zest, and salt.
  3. Grill the corn on high, turning every 2 minutes until it starts to soften, about 7 to 8 minutes.
  4. Remove the corn from the barbeque and brush with the mayonnaise mixture, then sprinkle with the spices. 

Serve immediately. 

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