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Mexican Street Corn Burgers with Guacamole |

Mexican Street Corn Burgers

  • Author: Chris Cockren
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Burgers 1x


  • 4 burger patties
  • 4 burger buns
  • 8 slices American cheese*
  • The Best Guacamole**
  • Mexican Street Corn (recipe below)
  • Lettuce, for serving

for the Mexican Street Corn

  • 4 large ears corn, grilled (or 3 cups frozen corn kernels, thawed)
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 lime, zested and juiced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • Kosher salt


  1. Grill burgers according to desired doneness.  The last minute of cooking, add 2 slices of cheese to each burger and close the grill to all the cheese to melt.  Remove burgers from grill and let rest for a few minutes.
  2. Top each bun with a lettuce leaf and cheeseburger, and spread with a thick layer of guacamole.  Carefully spoon the Mexican Street Corn on and gently press into the guacamole.
  3. Devour immediately.

for the Mexican Street Corn

  1. Cut grilled corn kernels from cob.  In a medium mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, olive oil, lime zest and juice, chili powder, and cilantro.  Add corn kernels and stir, seasoning generously with Kosher salt.


*feel free to substitute Cheddar or Monterey Jack if you’d prefer

**you won’t need all of this guacamole, but let’s be honest… do I need to tell you what to do with the leftovers?  Chips.  Margaritas.  You get the idea.

  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20