Corn has several health benefits as it is high in fiber content and can aid digestion. It also contains valuable B vitamins, which are important to your overall health. Corn also provides our bodies with essential minerals such as zinc, magnesium, copper, iron, and manganese. So, it is very obvious to include one corn recipe in your diet!  

This corn recipe is one such dish that will help you introduce this healthy ingredient to your cooking menu and enjoy its benefits. Inspired by elote (the Mexican street food dish made of grilled corn topped with mayo, chile powder, cheese, and lime juice), this crumble is delightful in summer, and would go nicely with grilled chicken. 

Spicy Creamed Corn Crumble
Spicy Creamed Corn Crumble

So, if you are ready to make this lip-smackingly delicious dish at your next dinner party then let’s see what you will need and how you can prepare this appetizing spicy creamed corn recipe. 

Quick Stats:-

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes 
  • Cooking Time: 40 minutes (including resting time)
  • Servings: 6 serves    


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for the baking dish
  • 6 to 8 ears of corn, kernels removed and juices scraped from the cobs and reserved 
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream
  • ¼ cup chopped pickled jalapenos
  • 1 tablespoon sauce from canned chipotle in adobo
  • ½ cup roughly chopped cilantro leaves
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 cup crushed tortilla chips 
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ cup crumbled Cotija cheese 
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Method to Prepare:-  

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Butter a 2-quart baking dish.
  • Toss the corn kernels with their juices and heavy cream together in a large bowl and mix to combine. 
  • Transfer 1 cup of the corn mixture to a food processor and puree until very smooth, then add back to the bowl. 
  • Fold in the jalapenos, chipotle sauce, 1/4 cup cilantro, and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt. 
  • Spread the corn mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  • Mix the crushed tortilla chips, flour, sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. 
  • Drizzle in the melted butter and toss together with a fork until clumps start to form. 
  • Sprinkle evenly over the corn filling.
  • Bake until the top is light golden brown and the corn filling is bubbling up the sides, 35 to 40 minutes. Let sit for 10 minutes. 
  • Sprinkle with the Cotija and remaining 1/4 cup cilantro. Serve with lime wedges on the side.

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Final Words

This amazingly appetizing corn recipe is going to be the next favorite recipe of your kids as well as adults. You can even try this corn recipe for your party night and surprise your guests with a delectable and spicy creamed corn crumble recipe.