This simple Mexican corn is baked directly on the oven rack and then smothered in a mix of cotija cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, cilantro, garlic, and lime.
‣ 4 ears corn, still in husks ‣ 1/4 cup mayonnaise ‣ 1/2 cup sour cream ‣ 2 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped, plus more for garnish (optional) ‣ 1/2 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced ‣ 1/4 cup cotija cheese, (or queso fresco or feta cheese) crumbled, plus more for garnish (optional) ‣ 1/2 tablespoon lime juice ‣ 1/2 tablespoon smoked paprika, or chili powder, for garnish (optional) ‣ limes, for garnish (optional)
Place the corn (still in husks) directly on the oven rack, the bake!
While the corn bakes, whisk together the following ingredients in a small bowl: mayonnaise, sour cream, cilantro, garlic, cotija cheese, and lime juice.
Remove corn from husks.
Smother the corn with sauce.
Garnish with more cilantro, smoked paprika (optional), and drizzle with more lime juice.