Mexican Street Corn Dip

Transport your taste buds to the vibrant streets of Mexico with this irresistible Mexican Street Corn Dip. Bursting with the flavors of charred corn, creamy mayo, tangy lime, and savory Cotija cheese, this dip is a fiesta for your senses. Perfect for parties, gatherings, or a cozy night in, it’s a crowd-pleaser that captures the essence of street food delight. Get ready to elevate your snack game with this fiesta-inspired treat.


  • 4 cups corn kernels (fresh, canned, or thawed from frozen)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese (or feta if Cotija is unavailable)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder, more for garnish
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • Additional Cotija cheese and cilantro for garnish


  1. Cook the Corn:
    Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
    Add corn and cook until it begins to char slightly, stirring occasionally. This should take about 7-10 minutes. Let it cool slightly.
  2. Mix the Ingredients:
    In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, 1/2 cup Cotija cheese, chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, lime juice, and salt. Mix well.
  3. Combine Corn with Creamy Mixture:
    Add the cooled corn to the bowl with the creamy mixture.
  4. Add Cilantro and Green Onions:
    Stir in chopped cilantro and green onions.
  5. Garnish and Serve:
    Transfer the dip to a serving bowl. Garnish with additional Cotija cheese, cilantro, and a sprinkle of chili powder.
    Serve the dip warm or at room temperature with tortilla chips.


  • For extra smokiness, consider grilling the corn before adding it to the dip.
  • Experiment with different chili powders or hot sauces to adjust the spice level to your liking.
  • Make it ahead of time and refrigerate for flavors to meld.

Bring the festive spirit of Mexican street food to your table with this delectable Street Corn Dip. The harmonious blend of flavors and textures is sure to make it a hit at any gathering. So, grab your tortilla chips and dive into this flavor-packed dip that promises a taste of Mexico in every bite.