Dress up your corn for race day with some south of the border inspiration.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 ears of corn


  • 4 ears corn on the cob, shucked

  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil, or as needed

  • Salt to taste

  • 3 tablespoons fresh mayonnaise

  • 4 teaspoons guajillo chile powder

  • 1 lime

  • 1 cup crumbled cotija cheese


  1. Rub corn with oil and season with salt.

  2. Cook corn over an open fire grill or wood oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. Remove from grill and rub with the mayonnaise; season with guajillo powder (molido). Place corn back on grill or oven for 2 minutes.

  4. Remove from heat, squeeze lime juice over corn then top with cojita cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

318 Calories
23g Fat
22g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 318
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 511mg 22%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 13mg 64%
Calcium 240mg 18%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 341mg 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.