Taco Grilled Corn on the Cob

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Sharing a favorite grilled corn on the cob recipe today!  Also teaching you how to grill corn!  This Creamy Taco Grilled Corn on the Cob is the perfect side dish to any meal and takes just minutes to prepare!

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Who else loves grilled corn on the cob?  Talk about one of the best summer foods ever!   All summer long, we enjoy grilled corn.  I added a Mexican style taco cream sauce over the top of the grilled corn and talk about incredible!! So excited for you to try this simple yet perfectly delicious recipe!

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How To Grill Corn on the Cob

Grilled Corn on the Cob
  1. Peel back the husks, leaving the husks attached to the stem and remove the silk, this can take a few minutes. Coat the corn on the cob in olive oil or butter and place the corn on a hot grill.

How Long To Grill Corn?

  1. Grill and turn corn every ten minutes or so until the husks become dry and turn into a tan/dark brown/black color. Peel the husks off of each ear if desired or leave on and serve.
Grilled Corn on the Cob

Remove corn from the grill once you get your grill marks.

Grilled Corn on the Cob

To prepare sauce, mix sour cream and Taco Seasoning until well combined.

Grilled Corn on the Cob

Grilled corn perfection! Enjoy!

Grilled Corn on the Cob
Creamy Taco Grilled Corn on the Cob

Tex Mex Grilled Corn on the Cob

This easy corn on the cob recipe is grilled to perfection, topped with zesty sour cream seasoned with taco seasoning. The best side dish for all your Tex Mex dinners this summer!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 198kcal
Author: Jenny
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  • 4 ears corn on the cob silks removed, husks pulled down
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons Old El Paso Taco Seasoning


  • Preheat grill to medium high heat. Brush corn evenly with oil and place onto hot grill. Grill for a few minutes each side until grill marks appear. Remove from heat.
  • Place sour cream and Old El Paso Taco Seasoning into a small mixing bowl until well combined. Drizzle sauce over warm grilled corn and serve.


Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 283mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.6mg
Keywords: cooking corn on the grill, mexican corn on the cob, roasted corn on the cob

Disclaimer: This post was in partnership with Old El Paso in 2015. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that make Picky Palate possible.

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14 Responses
  1. Linda Bennardo

    Looks yummy! I like to soak my corn for at least 10 minutes before grilling, or else it is generally undercooked/ too firm. But the flavor combo here looks great.

  2. Jamie | My Baking Addiction

    We grill corn like it’s our j-o-b, so I can’t to give this a try this week!

  3. Julianne @ Beyond Frosting

    I have always wanted to make grilled corn on the cobb but it never cooks right. I will have to try this recipe!

  4. Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles

    It’s sweet corn every day around here right now, so good! Love this taco twist!

  5. Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen

    This looks like a great addition to summer meals and Taco Tuesday for sure!

  6. Erin @ Simple, Sweet & Savory

    YUM! We eat grilled corn at least once a week at our house. I love grilled corn on my tacos, so I’m sure this would be amazing! We’ll definitely be trying this.

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