Skillet Chili Lime Corn Recipe

Skillet Chili Lime Corn - the best corn with chili, honey, lime and cheese. Takes 15 mins to make and a perfect side dish for any meals.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Skillet Chili Lime Corn
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 402 kcal


  • 12 oz frozen corn
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/2 jalapeno chili, seeded and finely diced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled Mexican queso fresco or queso blanca


  1. Heat up a skillet (cast-iron preferred) on medium heat, add the melted butter and jalapeno. Add the corn and cook. Add the honey, cayenne pepper, salt, stir to cook well until the corns are caramelized. Add the lime juice, stir to mix well. Top with the cilantro, cheese, pinch of cayenne pepper and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

You may also use Cojita cheese, or any crumbled and mild tasting crumbled cheese of your choice.

Nutrition Facts
Skillet Chili Lime Corn Recipe
Amount Per Serving (3 people)
Calories 402 Calories from Fat 58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.4g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.8g 9%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 87.2g 29%
Dietary Fiber 11.4g 46%
Sugars 22.5g
Protein 13.6g 27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.