Appetizers / Snacks
Grilled Mexican Corn Dip
This easy app is inspired by grilled Mexican corn, and incorporates jalapeños, lime juice, and Mexican cheese for a dip with zip. Nothing draws a crowd like a cheesy dip, and when fresh sweet corn is the main ingredient, be prepared for a stampede at the appetizer table.
Buying Sweet Corn
Corn begins to lose its sweetness as soon as it’s cut. Buy ears the day you plan to use them. Look for spot-free cut ends that are still moist.
Preheat grill to medium-high. Brush grill grates with oil.
Rub corn and jalapeños with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill corn and jalapeños, uncovered, until kernels start to brown and soften, about 10 minutes.
Cut kernels off cobs (you should have about 4½ cups); transfer to a bowl. Dice jalapeños, remove seeds if desired; add to bowl with corn. Stir in cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, scallions, lime juice, chili powder, and granulated garlic.
Serve dip with tortilla chips.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 137mg 5%
Carbs 6g 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.