Mexican Corn (Elote)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Side Dish
Mexican Corn is a unique, tasty way to dress up the bounty of fresh summer corn. A heaping dose of spicy and savory make this side dish absolutely unforgettable!
- 4 corn on the cob
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- salt & pepper to taste
- 1/3 cup mayonnaise
- 1/3 cup sour cream or crema
- 1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1 tablespoon cilantro chopped, plus extra for serving
- 1/2 cup cotija cheese or feta cheese
- lime wedges
Preheat grill to medium heat.
On a plate, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, chile powder, cumin and cilantro.
Brush corn with olive oil and season with salt & pepper to taste.
Grill 8-12 minutes or until cooked and lightly browned.
Roll or brush corn in the mayonnaise mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
Serve with lime.
Calories: 323, Carbohydrates: 18g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 27g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 34mg, Sodium: 361mg, Potassium: 282mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 440IU, Vitamin C: 6.1mg, Calcium: 114mg, Iron: 0.8mg
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