Grilled Corn with Queso Fresco, Chili Powder, and Lime

25 minutes
Serves 4
Want to wow at your next BBQ? Well, light the grill and invite a crowd, because you’re taking grilled corn to the next level. Just fill Ziploc® brand sandwich bags with a variety of toppings for guests to dip their corn in! With no mess to clean up, everyone is happy.


  • 4

    ears of corn with husks

  • 1

    cup queso fresco, crumbled

  • 2

    tsp chili powder

  • 1

    tbsp lime juice

  • ½

    tsp flaked sea salt

    Butter, unsalted


  • 1 Preheat a charcoal or gas grill to medium-high heat. Soak corn, in their husks, in water for 10 minutes prior to grilling.
  • 2 Prepare topping bag by combining queso fresco, chili powder, lime juice, and sea salt in a Ziploc® brand quart size bag.
  • 3 Place corn on grill and grill, flipping once, until husks are completely charred, about 12 to 15 minutes. Allow to cool slightly. Carefully pull back husks from corn.
    To serve, butter corn and dip in queso fresco mixture.


Try our favorite topping combination, inspired by the traditional Mexican street food, elotes. Once your corncob is buttered, simply dip it in a quart size Ziploc® brand bag full of queso fresco, chili powder, salt, and lime. Easy open tabs make getting into these topping-bags even easier. Grilled corn just got way more exciting!