Corn with Lime and Cotija

Corn with Lime and Cotija
Servings: 8 Start to Finish 25 mins


  • 4 ears of corn, husked and halved crosswise
  • 1 cup (6 oz.) finely crumbled queso cotija, queso fresco, or feta
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, or mayonnaise
  • 1 lime, quartered

Make It

1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil over high heat. Add corn. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until cooked but still slightly crisp. Remove from heat.

2. On a plate, mix the cheese, chili powder, lime zest, and salt.

3. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise or butter on each ear of corn, using corn holders if desired. Roll each ear in the cheese mixture, and squeeze lime juice on top.