Elote Mexican Corn on the Cob Mexico Street Food
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Elote Mexican Corn on the Cob Mexico Street Food

Elote Mexican Corn on the Cob Mexico Street Food is found on all the street corners in the Mexican street food areas.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jill Selkowitz

Ingredients

  • 4 ears Corn with husks
  • 1 Tablespoon Ghee or butter (optional)
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper or to taste
  • 3/4 cup Cotija or Feta Cheese crumbled
  • 1/8 teaspoon True Lime
  • Lime wedges for garnish

Instructions

  • Prepare grill for cooking.
  • Soak corn in husks in cold water 10 minutes and then drain.
  • Mix together mayonnaise, pepper and True Lime (if using) and set aside.
  • Place corn on rack above hot coals and cook for about 10 minutes, or until the husks are charred.
  • Remove husks, rub on Ghee (if using) and cook about 10 minutes more, turning often, until some brown spots appear.
  • Brush mayonnaise mixture on corn and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Serve with lime wedges, if desired