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94% would make again

Elote (Mexican Street Corn)

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for 3 servings

  • 3 ears corn, shucked
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise (80 g)
  • ⅓ cup sour cream (80 g)
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • ¼ cup cotija cheese (30 g)
  • fresh cilantro, to taste

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 446
    Fat 33g
    Carbs 34g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 7g
    Protein 8g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Blanch the corn in a large pot of boiling water for 3 minutes. Remove the corn from the pot.
  2. Heat the canola oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add the corn and cook, turning occasionally, until nicely browned on all sides. Transfer to a serving plate.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, and lime juice. Brush all over the corn.
  4. Sprinkle the corn with the chipotle powder, cotija cheese, and cilantro.
  5. Enjoy!

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