Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn

Easy Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn

Grilling season is upon us my friends! If you’re hopping on the grill this summer most likely you’re going to be grilling some corn on the cob. I love classic corn on the cob, but this year I wanted to try a little something different. Y’all, this Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn is EVERYYYTHINGGG! It’s even #PickyAssHusbandApproved! 🙂

Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn

How to Make a Vegan Spicy Mayo

Making this vegan spicy mayo for your grilled corn is super easy. You just need five ingredients (six if you include the salt)! To make this mayo, you’ll simply combine all of the ingredients together in a small bowl and set it aside until you’re ready to use it. If you want, you can even transfer it to a squeeze bottle like I did if you want to get cute and make a design.

Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn

While I’m in the prepping stage, I like to also chop up my cilantro for a little garnish. It adds a nice fresh touch to the dish. Prepping all of the ingredients ahead of time will help ensure that the cooking process goes smoothly, which means you’ll be able to enjoy your Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn while it’s hot!

How to Make Grilled Corn on the Cob

Making grilled corn is pretty easy. If you’ve never done it, now is the perfect time to give it a try! You’ll start by preheating your grill so that it’s ready for you once you’ve prepped your corn. Next, you’ll remove the husk from the corn and dispose of it. Now that your corn is prepped and ready you’ll want to brush it with a generous spread of melted vegan butter. Now it’s time to put these babies on the grill!

Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn

In my experience, grilling corn usually takes about 20-25 minutes before it’s ready. As you can see, I like mine extra charred, so cook at your discretion if that’s not your thing. It’s also helpful to keep the lid closed when grilling so that the temperature is able to properly elevate. Mine usually reaches around 350 degrees. I like to rotate the corn every 10 minutes or so or until the corn is visibly charred. Once all sides are cooked, it’s time for the toppings!

Different ways to Enjoy Spicy Mayo

This spicy mayo is great for much more than grilled corn! You’ll have some left over, so you might be wondering what else you can use it for. Here are a few of my favorite ways to enjoy it:

  • Burgers
  • Potato wedges or fries
  • Other grilled veggies
  • Sandwiches
  • Anything else you can think of!
Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn

What to Pair with this Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn:

I know you’ll love this Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn! It’s super easy to make, flavorful and the PERFECT way to spice up your traditional corn on the cob! Give this recipe a try and let me know what you think in the comments below!

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Vegan Spicy Mayo Grilled Corn

Easy Vegan Grilled Corn recipe topped with a simple spicy mayo sauce. Perfect twist on the classic summer staple grilled corn.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Cornbread, Grilled
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 4 ears of fresh corn husk and silk removed
  • roughly chopped cilantro for garnish (optional)
  • 2 tbsp melted vegan butter (I used Earth Balance)
  • salt and pepper to taste)

Spicy Mayo

  • ½ cup vegan mayo
  • 2 tsp sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • ½ tsp chili powder

Instructions

  • Preheat your grill so that it's hot. Once heated, evenly space your corn on the grates and brush with a generous amount of melted vegan butter.
  • Cover the grill and allow to cook for about 25 minutes or until charred to your liking. Rotate each piece intermittently and continue to brush with vegan butter as you see fit.
  • While the corn is being grilled, combine the ingredients for the spicy mayo in a small bowl.
    Optional: you can now transfer the mixture to a squeeze bottle for easy application to the corn.
  • Once the corn is finished cooking and is charred to your liking, remove it from the grill and onto a serving dish.
  • Sprinkle the corn with salt and pepper to taste and top the corn with the spicy mayo mixture. Garnish with chopped cilantro. Enjoy!

Notes

Note: you will likely have leftover spicy mayo. You can store it for next time or use it to top other foods as mentioned in the blog post above.
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18 Comments

  1. We love sriracha so this is an easy win for #pickedhusbandapproved rotfl, adding corn to this weeks grocery list.

  2. 5 stars
    I made this last week as a menu test run for the 4th and they were perfect! Thanks for another vegan hit.

  3. 5 stars
    I just bought 5 for $3 at Kroger. Making these tonight!!!

  4. 5 stars
    My best friend is vegan and I am always looking for alternatives. I’m really feeling your recipe for vegan mayo to pair with this corn!

  5. 5 stars
    I LOVE corn and mayo is my weakness. With that being said, I’m trying my best to make cleaner and healthier choices but not skip out on flavor and this version of Mexican Street Corn was a hit! My #PickyAssHusbandApproved as well and he’s so hard to please! Thank you for sharing! 🙂

  6. 5 stars
    This corn is so delicious! I love how the spice in the mayo complements the charred bits from the grill!

  7. 5 stars
    WIth both sriracha and chili, this spicy mayo is definitely made for this spicy food addict. It tasted so good on top of the corn!

  8. 5 stars
    This corn is soo good! The spicy mayo on top is just the best!

  9. Mila Clarke Buckley

    5 stars
    I’ve never thought to add some other flavors to my mayo, and I loved this inspiration on this. SO good, and I’m ready to have them again!

  10. 5 stars
    I made this corn for the 4th of July and it was a big hit!!!

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  12. 5 stars
    This corn is delicious and perfect for summer! You would never know the mayo is vegan.

  13. 5 stars
    This corn was SO EASY! And so good! Like I thought it was going to be hard incorporating vegan recipes in my diet but your recipes are making it really easy.

  14. 5 stars
    This spicy mayo is a hit! I will make it often now. I am corn addict and always enjoy corn season What a simple a flavorful snack idea.

  15. 5 stars
    So creative!!! The flavors just work perfectly!

  16. 5 stars
    These are perfect for the summer grilling season and I loved the vegan sauce! Such a simple change to make it a vegan recipe! Yum.

  17. 5 stars
    This spicy mayo looks amazing!

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