Recipe Origin Mexico
Rating
Servings 4
Preparation 10 min 00:10
Cook 20 min 00:20
Ready in 30 min 00:30
Difficulty Beginner
Cooking Method Grill
Ingredients Corn Vegetable
Equipment BBQ Grill
Recipe Type Finger Food Side Dish
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Grilling Corn Elote Corn

Grilled Elote (Mexican Street Corn)

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Elote, Mexican for corn on the cob, is a popular street food for a snack or side dish.

The corn is cooked in its husk over the grill then returned husk free to get a little char. Finally it is topped with a combination of mayonnaise, spices and cojita cheese.

This is perfect for a camp snack, pre-dinner appetizer or side dish.

Ingredients

4 cobs corn

1 can beer

mayonnaise, to taste

seasoning, such as tajin or cajun, to taste

finely shreaded cojita cheese, or Parmesan

1 lime, quartered

Equipment

grill

foil

Recipe Directions

  1. Place the corn with its husk on in boated foil, then pour in 1/4 can of beer, then fully wrap tightly with the foil. Repeat for all four cobs of corn.

  2. Place the foiled corn on a hot grill and cook for 15 minutes, turning every 5.

  3. Unwrap the cooked corn and pull back the husk or fully remove. Return to the hot grill to get a char on the corn.

  4. Spread the mayonnaise on the corn then dust with your choice of seasoning(s). Finally sprinkle with the cheese and serve with lime wedges.

3 Comments

Jackie McClanahan

June 22, 2017
Hands down the best corn EVER! This is the corn you pick up and take a bite and you don't put it down until it's completely gone!!!!

Theresa Slaughter

June 22, 2017
This corn is awesome! It is a must try! My corn was from the chef himself!

Perry Slaughter

June 22, 2017
PJ fixed this for me on Father's Day it was amazing! I loved it as well as the rest of the family.

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Recipe Origin Mexico
Rating
Servings 4
Preparation 10 min 00:10
Cook 20 min 00:20
Ready in 30 min 00:30
Difficulty Beginner
Cooking Method Grill
Ingredients Corn Vegetable
Equipment BBQ Grill
Recipe Type Finger Food Side Dish
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