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Mexican Street Corn
MEXICAN STREET CORN
4 EARS FRESH CORN (SHUCK, REMOVE SILKS, DRY)
4 TBSP. ROOM TEMP. BUTTER
2 TBSP. MEXICAN CREMA, OR SOUR CREAM
2 TBSP. MAYONNAISE
FRESH GRATED COTIJA CHEESE
OR A CRUMBLED MEXICAN CHEESE
GROUND CHIPOTLE PEPPER
CHOPPED CILANTRO FOR GARNISH (OPTIONAL)
Wash corn, remove silks and dry well. Rub 1 tbsp. butter on each piece of corn. Grill for 4-6 minutes over hot coals. Remove from grill.
In a small bowl mix the cream and mayo together well. Spread on each ear of corn.
Grate fresh cheese onto each piece of corn. Sprinkle with pepper to taste.
Squeeze lime juice on each piece of corn. Garnish with cilantro if desired.
Mexican street corn, also known as elote, is a popular recipe for a number of reasons. Here are some of the most common reasons why people love Mexican street corn:
It's delicious. The combination of grilled corn, mayonnaise, cheese, chili powder, and lime juice is simply delicious. The flavors are bright, fresh, and slightly spicy, and they all work together perfectly.
It's easy to make. Mexican street corn is a very simple dish to make. All you need is some corn, mayonnaise, cheese, chili powder, and lime juice. You can even grill the corn in the microwave if you don't have an outdoor grill.
It's versatile. Mexican street corn can be eaten as a snack, a side dish, or even a main course. It's also great for parties and potlucks.
It's healthy. Corn is a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. The other ingredients in Mexican street corn are also healthy, so it's a guilt-free snack or side dish.
It's visually appealing. The bright colors of Mexican street corn make it visually appealing. The corn is usually yellow, the mayonnaise is white, the cheese is white or yellow, the chili powder is red, and the lime juice is green. The combination of colors is simply stunning.
As a result of these factors, Mexican street corn has become a popular recipe around the world. It's a delicious, easy-to-make, versatile, healthy, and visually appealing dish that people of all ages enjoy.
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