Grilled cumin corn sprinkled with cotija cheese and cilantro with beautiful char marks
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Grilled Corn with Cumin Butter and Cotija Cheese

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 368kcal
Author: Jade Jones


  • 4 ears of corn shucked
  • 1/2 cup Barlean's Butter Flavored Coconut Oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup cotija cheese crumbled
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro chopped


  • Heat grill over medium heat.
  • Meanwhile in a small bowl, combine Barlean's Butter flavored coconut oil, lemon, cumin, garlic, salt, and pepper.  Brush one half of each ear of corn with 1 Tbsp of the mixture.
  • Lay corn buttered side down on the hot grill.  Brush the rest of the cob with an additional 1 Tbsp of butter mixture.  Grill for about 3-4 minutes per side, rotating the cob to cook all the sides.
  • Top corn with crumbled cotija cheese and chopped cilantro.  Serve immediately.


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 806mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 315IU | Vitamin C: 7.8mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 1.1mg