Mexican Style Street Corn

Inspired by the Mexican corn of street food fame ('elote'), this dish combines lime juice, chili powder and Cotija cheese to complete any Mexican feast.

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Servings

10 Mins

Prep Time

20 Mins

Cook Time

Prep

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Cut the Kernels Off the Cob

Remove the husk and cut the corn kernels off the cob.

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Make the Sauce

Mix the sauce ingredients in a small bowl until well incorporated.

  • Cotija Cheese(crumbled) 14 cup
  • Mayonnaise2 Tbsps.
  • Lime Juice 12 Tbsp.
  • Chili Powder 14 tsp.
  • Kosher Salt 14 tsp.
  • Cilantro Leaves(finely chopped) 12 Tbsp.
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Cooking Steps

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1. Add the Oil while Preheating the Pan

Add the oil and preheat the pan to 400°F/204°C (medium-high).

  • High Heat Oil(grapeseed, vegetable, canola)1 Tbsp.
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2. Add and Char the Corn

Add the corn to the preheated pan and cook for 4 minutes or until charred. Stir occasionally.

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3. Add the Jalapeno and Continue Cooking

Add the jalapeno to the corn and continue cooking for 50 seconds.

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4. Add the Sauce

Mix until well coated.

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5. Serve Immediately

Transfer the corn to a serving bowl and serve with tacos, enchiladas or your favorite Mexican fare.

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