Appetizers, Side Dishes

Mexican Street Corn

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi™ Smart XL 6-in-1 Indoor Grill with 4-Quart Air Fryer
  • Prep time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 22 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 6 people

Mexican Street Corn

Enjoy this delicious dish in the summertime!


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy


  • 6 ears of corn, husks removed
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 1 1/4 cups cotija cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 limes, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped, for serving

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Insert grill grate in unit and close hood. Select GRILL, set temperature to MAX, and set time to 12 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin preheating

  • Step 2

    While unit is preheating, rub each ear of corn with 1 /2 tablespoon canola oil, then season with salt and pepper as desired. 

  • Step 3

    When unit beeps to signify it has preheated, place corn on grill grate. Close hood and grill for 6 minutes.

  • Step 4

    After 6 minutes, flip corn, then close hood and continue cooking for 6 more minutes. 

  • Step 5

    Meanwhile, mix all remaining ingredients in a bowl.

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, remove corn and cover each ear liberally with mayonnaise mixture. Garnish with cilantro, if desired, and serve.