Mexican Street Corn – Elote
Mexican Street Corn – Try this Mexico inspired grilled corn, made with lime juice, mayo, cilantro, chipotle chili powder and queso blanco (cotija). This is a great, easy and delicious vegetable side dish for your next BBQ or backyard dinner party.
For the Corn:
- 4 ears of corn
- Lime juice from one or two limes or about 1 tbsp
For the Sauce:
- ¼ cup mayo
- ½ tablespoon lime juice
- ¼ teaspoon chipotle chili powder or less for less spicy
- ¼ cup queso blanco crumbled
- salt and pepper to taste
- small handful of cilantro chopped
Prepare the toppings first while you preheat your grill to medium.
Squeeze lime juice all over the corn and let sit.
Mix together the mayo, lime juice, chipotle powder, queso blanco, and cilantro. Season to your preference. Set aside.
Grill the corn for about 8-10 minutes, or until it's done to your liking and has enough color for your tastes.
Let cool briefly.
Roll in the sauce or spread on with a fork. Top with extra cheese, cilantro and chipotle powder if you prefer.