Elotes

This Mexican version of corn on the cob, a popular street food, is downright addictive: spicy, tangy, smoky, and sweet. Add as little or as much chili powder as you like. Boiled corn works fine, but grilling will give it extra flavor.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 4 ears of corn, shucked and grilled
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

  • Mix the softened butter, mayonnaise and chili powder.
  • Remove cooked corn from the grill. Spread butter mixture over the corn cobs.
  • Sprinkle the corn with grated cheese. Squirt lime over corn. Season to taste with salt.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup grated Cotija or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 4 ears of corn, shucked and grilled
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

  • Mix the softened butter, mayonnaise and chili powder.
  • Remove cooked corn from the grill. Spread butter mixture over the corn cobs.
  • Sprinkle the corn with grated cheese. Squirt lime over corn. Season to taste with salt.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories350
Total Fat28g
Saturated Fat12g
Cholesterol50mg
Sodium830mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Protein7g