Cilantro Lime Bacon Wrapped Corn is a zesty grilled corn side dish that is perfect for any summer BBQ or Mexican fiesta! A sweet & zesty flavor combination! #grilledcorn #baconwrappedcorn #mexicancorn

Bacon Wrapped Cilantro Lime Grilled Corn

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: bacon wrapped corn, grilled corn
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 367 kcal
Grilled Bacon Wrapped Cilantro Lime Corn is a zesty side dish for any summer BBQ or Mexican fiesta! Sweet and zesty, your family will love this recipe!


  • 4 ears sweet corn husked and cleaned
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup salted butter room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 lime quartered
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Mix together butter, cilantro and lime zest. Set aside.
  2. Take a wedge of lime and rub up and down each corn ear. One quarter for each ear.
  3. Spread cilantro lime butter over each ear. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spirally wrap 2 slices of bacon around each ear.
  5. Tightly wrap each ear in a piece of aluminum foil. Use enough to roll twice to prevent ingredients from melting out during grilling.
  6. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Place packets on the top rack of the grill. Turn every 5 minutes for a total of 30 minutes. If you go a little longer, no worries.
  7. Remove from the grill and carefully unwrap. Serve! Enjoy your Bacon Wrapped Cilantro Lime Grilled Corn!
  8. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Cilantro Lime Grilled Corn
Amount Per Serving
Calories 367 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 406mg 17%
Potassium 347mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 8g 16%
Vitamin A 11.1%
Vitamin C 13.3%
Calcium 0.9%
Iron 4.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.