Mexican Spiced Corn Packets


This dish from Julie Lee of Julie's Kitchen is a modern twist on elote-classic Mexican street food.

4 servings


  • 1 (18 x 18-inch) sheet of Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil

  • 4 ears corn

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • ¼ cup crumbled cotija cheese

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1 lime, zested and juiced

  • 1 pinch Salt to taste

  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

  • 1 Lime wedges


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.

  2. Cut kernels off corn. In a bowl, mix together corn kernels, butter, mayonnaise, sour cream, cotija cheese, chili powder, and lime juice and zest. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Place corn mixture on an 18 x 18-inch sheet of Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil. Form a packet, sealing folds well.

  4. Grill over high heat for about 25 minutes.

  5. Carefully open packet and top with cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
21g Fat
21g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 13mg 64%
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 319mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.