Grilled Corn Tacos Recipe

Grilled corn tacos are a delightful and popular Mexican street snack that has achieved worldwide fame. Soft corn tortillas packed with grilled corn and various flavorful ingredients, including cheese, cilantro, lime, and spicy sauce, make up the dish. The fresh and tangy toppings create a distinctive and delicious flavor profile that perfectly complements the grilled corn’s smoked and charred flavor.

Grilled corn tacos are a fantastic choice, even if you want a vegetarian or vegan supper. Of course, you can simply customize them to your liking as well. They can satisfy and thrill any palate, whether as a quick and easy snack or a full meal. For more grilling recipes, read our blog on best grill recipes.

grilled corn tacos

Grilled Corn Tacos

Let’s see how we can prepare grilled corn tacos easily at home.

Ingredients list

Here are some ingredients you’ll need for this recipe:

  • Whole green beans – about 1 cup
  • Tomatillo salsa
  • Fresh corn – three ears
  • Chopped grilled onion – 1/4 cup
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered – 1/2 cup
  • Extra virgin olive oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Chopped cilantro – 1/2 cup
  • Black pepper, freshly grounded
  • Flour tortillas – 8 to 10
  • Crumbled feta cheese – 1/2 cup
  • One sliced serrano pepper (optional)


Follow the instructions carefully to prepare this recipe.

Step 1

Blanch the green beans in boiling water for about 3 minutes before transferring them into a bowl filled with ice water. Transfer it to a cloth to dry once it has cooled, then keep it aside.

Step 2

Prepare the tomatillo salsa, then refrigerate it until you’re ready to use it.

Step 3

Prepare the filling. Grill the whole corn ear and blanched green beans over medium heat until they are browned on all sides.

Step 4

Cut the green beans and add them, along with the tomatoes and onions, to a large mixing bowl after chopping them into 1-inch pieces. Remove the corn kernels and put them in the mixing bowl as well. Add a few spoonfuls of the tomatillo salsa, lime juice, cilantro, olive oil, and pinches of salt and mix them. Add seasoning to taste.

Step 5

Warm or grill the tortillas. Put the prepared corn taco filling, crumbled feta cheese, and serrano peppers you want on the tacos before assembling them. Your grilled corn tacos are ready. Serve the extra salsa on the side. 

grilled corn tacos


Grilled corn tacos can satisfy and thrill any palate, whether as a quick and easy snack or a full meal. Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ve got a detailed idea of how to make grilled corn tacos. So try this recipe at home and enjoy a delicious meal.

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