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Mexican Corn Dip! All the flavors of Mexican street corn. Perfect dip to set out for guests, bring to a potluck, or to just snack on!
What is in Mexican Corn Dip?
This Mexican Corn Dip has all the flavors of mexican street corn. To make this dish easier to put together, you can use canned corn. If you have the time and want to use fresh corn you can do that also.
When using canned corn I prefer to use one can of whole kernel corn and one can of a spicy southwestern corn, which is corn with chiles and bell peppers. If you can’t find any at the market no worries, we add in green chiles also.
Other ingredients include mayonnaise, sour cream, queso fresco and chile powder.
Tips for making this Mexican Corn Dip:
Dry out the corn completely. Or as much as possible. Drain the corn and once in the bowl use a paper towel to dry it off even more. Too much liquid will make the dip runny, so remove as much liquid as you can. This isn’t typically an issue when using fresh corn off the cob.
Chill the dip prior to serving! And give it a stir before serving.
Other Corn Recipes:
Mexican Corn Dip
- 1 (15.25 ounce can) whole kernel corn
- 1 (11 ounce can) Baja Spicy Corn or southwest corn
- 1 (4 ounce can) Fire Roasted Green Chilies
- 1 cup queso fresco crumbled
- ¼ cup mayonnaise
- ¼ cup sour cream
- ½ cup green onion chopped
- ½ cup cilantro chopped
- Lime juice from 1 lime wedge
- ⅛ tsp Chili Powder
- salt & pepper as needed
- In a medium size mixing bowl add the drained cans of corn and green chiles. Using a paper towel dry them off as much as possible.
- Add in the mayonnaise and sour cream stir to combine.
- Add in the queso fresco.
- Stir in the green onion and cilantro. Add lime juice and stir.
- Sprinkle with a dusting of chile powder.
- Chill in the refrigerator for 15 minutes prior to serving.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.
If I am using all fresh corn, how many ears of corn should I use?
Super easy and good. Thanks!
If using fresh corn how many should be used ?!?
Do the cans of corn need to be drained?
Hi Ky 🙂 we did drain them yes! Otherwise the dip may come out slightly runny.
Haha, let’s just say the food can be the main part of football season 🙂 Dips and chips are where it is all at! Corn is my happy place and I love how you used it here!
Thanks again!! I love corn 🙂 definitely a happy place for me too!
I LOVE dips like this… ones that don’t survive a great party! This one is definitely going to be a winner the next time friends come over. So happy you shared this with us at the link party this week, my friend!
Thanks so much Gloria 🙂 hope you’re having a wonderful Monday!
This looks super delicious! I’ll have to make it for our next get together:)
Thanks so much Ginnie! I hope you enjoy 🙂
Love the addition of Sriracha in this version!
Thanks so much Darlene! It adds just the right amount of spice 🙂
This would please any football crowd or family for that matter! Pinned. 🙂
Thanks Laura! And thanks for the pin 🙂
I am SO making this. Thanks!
So perfect for game day!! Love it 🙂
Thank you so much Becca!
Can you make this ahead of time?
Yes you can! Just mix it up before serving to make sure the corn is all coated in the sauce.