Mexican Corn on the Cob (Elote)

Mexican Corn on the Cob (Elote)

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"My Mexican friend gave me this recipe for corn on the cob. Street vendors there sell their corn made this way. Cotija cheese can be found in most grocery stores."

Ingredients

20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 386 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 386 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 29.1 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 8.4 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 368 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  2. Grill corn until hot and lightly charred all over, 7 to 10 minutes, depending on the temperature of the grill. Roll the ears in melted butter, then spread evenly with mayonnaise. Sprinkle with cotija cheese and serve with a lime wedge.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I have been making corn this way for years. For 6 servings, use 4 tbs mayonnaise, 2 tsp fresh lime juice, 1 tsp cumin and mix together. Roll the grilled corn in butter, then the mayonnaise mix...

I love this recipe because I modified the following based on another recipe online: - Mixed in one bowl, 3 tbsp of mayonnaise and 2 tsp of lime juice to it. - Mixed in another bowl, 2 tbsp g...

This recipe is only the starting point: I strongly suggest that you follow the recipe that SKHOUSTO shared in her review...it is definitely 5 star! It bears repeating: 3 tablespoons fat-fre...