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Side Dishes

Cilantro-Lime Corn

Sour cream and mayo combine as the base for our creamy-tangy topping for these fresh ears of corn.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

10 min.

Total Time:

20 min.


  • 1 lime
  • ⅓  cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbs. sour cream
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. cracked black pepper
  • 6 ears fresh corn, husks removed
  • 3 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges (optional)


  1. Grate ½ tsp. zest and squeeze 1 Tbs. juice from 1 lime. In bowl, mix cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic, cracked black pepper, lime zest and juice. Reserve.
  2. In large pot of salted boiling water, cook corn until just tender, about 5 min. Drain well. Transfer corn to serving platter. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over ears of corn. Sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro. If desired, serve with lime wedges for squeezing.

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