Mexican Corn in a Cup Recipe

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Mexican Corn in a Cup is pretty ubiquitous at Texas fairs, from Fiesta to Oysterbake. Make it at home – it’s perfect next to authentic carne asada!


  • 4 ears corn, shucked
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, or sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons margarine, or butter, melted
  • 8 tablespoons cotija cheese, crumbled, or parmesan
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • chili powder, and hot sauce, for serving


  1. Place corn in a large pot of boiling water. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until tender. Remove corn and drain. Cut off kernels and place in a...
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Mexican Corn in a Cup Recipe

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