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Authentic Corn Burger from Mexico

    Authentic Corn Burger from Mexico

    Grilling season is in full swing, making now the perfect time to make Mexican street corn burgers. full of taste, simple to prepare, and suitable for the entire family.

    The Mexican Street Corn Burger is a fantastic addition to your summer menu. Put some fresh slices of avocado on top of the cheeseburger and some delicious Mexican street corn and you have a meal.

    Delicious Corn Burgers Made Fresh Daily on a Mexican Street

    We are thrilled that burger season (and grilling season) has arrived. For more on making the perfect burger on the grill, see the related article “How to Grill the Perfect Burger.” If you prepare a lot of our family’s favorite Mexican street corn salad this summer, you’ll have enough to put in these burgers, or you may use the smaller recipe we’ve supplied in the recipe card below.

    The meat is another tasty component of these burgers. The cattle used to produce Country Natural Beef are pasture-raised, given a vegetarian diet, kept in a safe and enriching environment, and never given antibiotics or additional hormones; the company is owned entirely by family ranchers who have achieved G.A.P. Step 4 Animal Welfare Certification. Plus, they’re a Whole30-approved business! And I’ve tried a lot of ground beef in my day, and this is the finest of the best. Their products are clearly superior, and I am thrilled to be working with them today.

    The Science Behind the Success of This Dish

    • We figured, who doesn’t like the crunch and flavor explosion of Mexican street corn salad in the summer, so we threw some on top of a burger.
    • Grilled to perfection, juicy burger.
    • Lettuce and avocado are the finishing touches on this delicious burger.

    The Components of a Mexican-Style Corn Burger

    • Our delicious street corn salad is made with corn, mayonnaise, feta cheese, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, red onion, and seasonings. Can be prepared in advance with little effort.
    • cotija cheese: if you like it, add it, but it’s not necessary.
    • I can’t speak highly enough of the quality and distinct flavor of Country Natural Beef Butcher Blend Ground Beef if you’re planning on cooking burgers.
    • When I grill burgers, I like to keep the seasoning simple: just kosher salt and ground black pepper. Of course, if you want traditional Burger Seasoning, we offer that, too.
    • cheese slices, either the traditional kind or a dairy-free one.
    • extras: lettuce and avocado slices (both of which are fantastic additions to the burger).

    Mexicali Corn Burgers: The Step-by-Step Recipe

    Prepare our Mexican Street Corn Salad (recipe in the box below) in small quantities and leave it away.

    Mix together the burger ingredients; we like to keep it basic with just salt and pepper, but feel free to add our Burger Seasoning if you want!

    For the best burgers, invest on some good meat.

    Make patties, and then use your thumb to push down in the center of each one; this will prevent the burger from puffing up in the centre while it cooks.


    Salad with Mexican Street Corn (in a pinch):

    • Three roasted or drained cans of corn (3 ears) (approx. 2 cups corn)
    • Mayonnaise, to the tune of a quarter cup
    • 14 cup crumbled feta (regular or dairy-free)
    • 1-tablespoonful of chopped cilantro
    • The juice of one lime, about a tablespoon
    • The equivalent of a half a tablespoon of minced garlic
    • 12 teaspoon of chili powder
    • 14 teaspoon of kosher salt
    • Two to Four Tablespoons of Chopped Onion, Diced Cotija Cheese, and Black Beans (as much or as little as you want)


    • Weighing in about one pound, this ground beef is a blend of natural beef from a reputable butcher.
    • A pinch and a half of kosher salt
    • Black pepper, ground, to taste, one teaspoon
    • 3-pack of American cheese slices


    • Sliced avocados and lettuce


    Salad with Mexican street corn:

    Mix everything together in a standard-sized mixing bowl. Try it out, and if it needs more salt or other seasonings, add them now. Leave aside.


    Cleaning the Grill: Remove any debris from the grill grate and grease it.

    Prepare the Grill: Turn the heat up high once you’ve cleaned and lubricated the grill (450-500 degrees F.).

    Mix Your Ground Beef: Add salt and pepper to the ground beef, then mix it all together in a bowl (and other seasonings, as desired). Combine in a bowl.

    Divide the Ground Beef: Separate the Ground Beef Form the ground beef into 6 balls of similar size (the finished patties should weigh around 5-6 ounces and be about 3/4 of an inch thick).

    Make Burger Patties: Form hamburger patties with your hands (try not to overwork the meat). Since they may shrink somewhat after cooking, you should aim to make them slightly larger than your bun (if you plan on using one).

    Use Thumb to Make Indentation: Make a little depression with your thumb in the exact center of the patty (this will help ensure the burgers cook evenly without expanding too much in the middle).

    Season Lightly:  Add a little extra salt and pepper to the patties, but don’t overdo it.

    Cook on Direct Heat 6-7 Minutes Total: Direct-Heat Cooking Time Required: Approximately 6-7 Minutes Total: Cook patties over an open flame for three to four minutes. Cook the other side over direct heat until a meat thermometer registers 135°F to 145°F (approx. another 3-4 mins). The inside will end up being medium-rare as a consequence.

    Don’t Press Down: 3 minutes on the first side and 5 minutes on the second will get you Medium. To get medium-well doneness, grill the meat for three minutes on each side. A well-done steak needs four minutes of first-side cooking time and six minutes of second-side cooking time. Do not push down on the burgers with the spatula while they cook. There will be a loss of precious burger fluids if we do this.

    If Making CheeseburgersThe best way to make cheeseburgers is to cook them over indirect heat and top each burger with a piece of cheese. Close the grill and let the cheese melt for 1-2 minutes

    Let Rest: Take off the grill and rest for a minimum of 5 minutes. It will help keep the juices in your burgers.

    Compile Burgers: Make your burger by layering lettuce on the bottom bun, then the burger, cheese, avocado slices, and finally the Mexican Street Corn Salad in a tall mound.

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