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Elote (Mexican Street Corn)

A delicious Mexican recipe from Salsa's Fresh Mex Grill.

Ingredients

  • 3 fresh corn cobs

  • Sweet paprika

  • 20cm wooden skewers

  • Homemade chilli & lime mayo

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tsp chilli powder

  • ¼ tsp ground cayenne pepper

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • Juice of 1 lime

Method

  • 1.

    Remove the husk and silks from each corn ear and rinse under cold water.

  • 2.

    Trim end and if required cut in half.

  • 3.

    Place corn ears in a pot of boiling water.

  • 4.

    Cook the corn cobs for 10 minutes.

  • 5.

    In the meantime, combine 1/3 cup mayonnaise, 1 tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp ground cayenne pepper, ¼ tsp salt and juice of 1 lime. Mix well and set aside.

  • 6.

    Remove corn from boiling water.

  • 7.

    Insert 20cm wooden skewer into the centre of the corn cob.

  • 8.

    Place corn cobs on hot grill or barbeque.

  • 9.

    Slowly roll on the corn to scorch some of the corn kernels.

  • 10.

    Once some of the kernels have blackened, remove corn from grill or barbeque.

  • 11.

    Using a pastry brush, brush the corn with the lime and chilli mayo.

  • 12.

    Spread the mayo all around the cobs.

  • 13.

    Very lightly sprinkle with sweet paprika & serve.

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