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Appetizers and Sides

Taco 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

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

Taco Grilled Corn on the Cob
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: best way to grill corn, cooking corn on the grill, fresh corn grill, grilled corn, grilled corn on the cob, grilled corn recipe, how to grill corn, mexican grilled corn, roasted corn on the grill
Servings: 4
Calories: 198 kcal
Author: Jenny
  • 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
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
Nutrition Facts
Taco Grilled Corn on the Cob
Amount Per Serving
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 14mg5%
Sodium 187mg8%
Potassium 283mg8%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 525IU11%
Vitamin C 7.3mg9%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1
    Naomi says:

    Such a great and easy way to serve a summer side dish

  2. 2
    Mria says:

    Grilled corn is a summer staple in our house!

  3. 3
    Nicole says:

    I NEED to make this before summer’s end!

  4. 4

    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.

  5. 5

    I need this in my life right now! Loving that sour cream 🙂

  6. 6
    Gaby Dalkin says:

    Nothing like grilled corn to celebrate summer! Love the Mexican style twist!

  7. 7
    Rachel says:

    Yum! I am so making these soon!!!!

  8. 8

    I love a good topping to my grilled corn on the cob!!

  9. 9

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

  10. 10

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

  11. 11

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

  12. 12
    Rachel Cooks says:

    This is genius! I cannot wait to try it!

  13. 13

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

  14. 14
    Linda Bennardo says:

    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.

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