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Mexican street corn dip in a skillet

The Best Mexican Street Corn Dip

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  • 3 cups corn kernels (about 45 ears of corn)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced (about 4 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1/2 cup cotija cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt, to taste


  1. In a cast iron skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add corn, stirring occasionally, until corn is charred, about 4-6 minutes.
  2. Add jalapeno, red onion, chili powder and stir to combine. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in mayonnaise, yogurt, lime juice, and cojita cheese, until cheese is melted and corn is evenly coated. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Season with salt, to taste.
  3. Serve warm or cold with tortilla chips.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Dips
  • Method: Cast iron
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: street corn, dip, mexican