How to Grill Mexican Street Corn (elote)


Here’s a foolproof recipe for elote, or Mexican street corn—charred, grilled corn dressed in mayo, cotija cheese, chili flakes, lime, and cilantro.

What you will need

Sweet corn , on the cob

Cotija cheese , or ricotta salata, as needed

Cilantro, as needed

Lime , fresh

Mayonnaise, as needed

Chili powder, as needed


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