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Cebollitas Asadas served on a clay plate next to grilled cactus and carne asada.
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5 from 7 votes

Cebollitas Asadas

Cebollitas Asadas are a MUST at any Mexican barbecue. These Grilled Mexican Onions add a ton of flavor and are so easy to make. Serve next to carne asada, beans, and tortillas.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 39kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 bunch spring onions (or Cambray Onions)
  • 1 lime
  • 4 dashes Jugo Maggi (or soy sauce)


  • Heat the grill.
  • Wash the onions, and pat dry.
  • Brush the onions with oil.
  • Place on the grill.
  • Cook for 20 minutes, turning once to cook evenly.
  • Drizzle with lime and Jugo Maggi.
  • Cover with aluminum foil until ready to serve.


Substitutions for Jugo Maggi: Worchestire Sauce or Soy Sauce.
Some people do not like to eat the green ends. That is totally optional.


Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 34mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg