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Mexican Elotes; Mouth-Watering Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Mexican Street Corn Recipe
Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Mexican Street Corn is a mouthwatering delight that will have you hooked from the very first bite. With its perfect blend of tangy, sweet and spicy flavors, this dish is an explosion of taste in your mouth. Roasted on an open flame to perfection, the juicy corn cobs are smothered with creamy mayonnaise and crumbled cotija cheese. The final touch comes with a sprinkle of chili powder or Tajin seasoning for added zing! This recipe has been handed down through generations on the bustling streets of Mexico City where locals can't seem to get enough of it. It's no surprise that Mexican Elotes or street corn is now famous worldwide as people just cannot resist this flavorful treat!

Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Mexican Elotes (street corn)

Prep time: 5-10 minutes Cook time: 5 minutes Servings: 4

Mexican Street Corn Recipe
Mexican Street Corn Recipe


  • 4 corns on the cob, husk removed

  • ½ cup cotija cheese

  • 1/3 cup Mexican crema

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 lime, juiced

  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped

  • 1 tsp tajin seasoning


  • Bring a pot with water to boil. Boil the corn for about 5 minutes, or until tender.

  • In a bowl, add the Mexican crema, mayonnaise, and lime juice. Mix until well combined. Set aside.

  • Chop the cilantro, set aside.

  • When the corn is cooked, remove from the pot, let slightly cook off.

  • Brush the Mexican crema mixture over the corn.

  • Add cotija cheese, tajin seasoning and cilantro.

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