Mexican Street Corn Dip


This Mexican corn dip made with canned corn and flavored with chile powder, cotija cheese, and jalapeño is delicious in taco shells or served with tortilla chips. This is my Aunt Kay's recipe.

corn dip with cheese
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt

  • 2 limes, juiced

  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro, or to taste

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 5 (11 ounce) cans Mexican-style corn, drained

  • 1 jalapeño pepper, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons chile powder

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ cup crumbled cotija cheese


  1. Mix yogurt, lime juice, and cilantro together in a bowl and set aside.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in corn. Add jalapeño, chile powder, garlic powder, cumin, and salt. Cook and stir until corn starts to brown, 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in yogurt mixture and cotija cheese.

  3. Transfer to a slow cooker to keep warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

425 Calories
13g Fat
71g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 425
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 8g 39%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 2577mg 112%
Total Carbohydrate 71g 26%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 39mg 1%

* 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.

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