Spicy Corn Kabobs

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Grill: 25 min.


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 19, 2023
Corn transforms from so-so kernels to tangy sensation when grilled, dotted with sour cream and cheese and zinged with a splash of lime. —Leah Lenz, Los Angeles, California
Spicy Corn Kabobs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 medium ears sweet corn, husked and halved
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup grated Cotija cheese or Parmesan cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
  • 6 lime wedges


  1. Insert a metal or soaked wooden skewer into the cut end of each piece of corn. Grill, covered, over medium heat until tender, 25-30 minutes, turning often.
  2. In a small bowl, combine sour cream and mayonnaise; spread over corn. Sprinkle with cheese, chili powder and, if desired, cayenne. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

2 kabobs: 205 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 222mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.