Mexican Street Corn (Elote)

Spicy Mexican, Whole Corns
Spicy Mexican, Whole Corns
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6 ears Corn shucked and cleaned
½ cup Mayonnaise
Chili powder to taste
⅓ cup Cotija cheese grated
Cilantro freshly chopped
6 wedges Lime for serving

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Mexican Street Corn (Elote)


Mexican Street Corn mania! By now you should know I’m famous for my barbecues and I’m always developing new ideas for sides to serve with my meat and these cook whole corns are definitely a top favorite.

Pop them on the grill with your meat, if you wish or cook them in a pan on the stovetop grill for a good 10 minutes and that’s all you need. Brush with mayonnaise and spice them up with chili, cotija cheese and freshly chopped cilantro to create your own delicious Mexican flavored corn.

To make Mexican Street Corn, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Mexican Street Corn (Elote)

Steps to make Mexican Street Corn (Elote)


Preheat grill


Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.


Grill corn


Place the corn on the preheated pan and grill for 10 minutes, rotating sides often, until lightly charred all over.


Add flavor


Using a cooking brush, brush the cooked whole corns with a layer of mayonnaise before sprinkling with chili powder, cotija cheese and cilantro, all over.




Garnish with a lime wedge and enjoy warm.

Heat up your kitchen with these Mexican Street Corns. Enjoy them spicy or mild by adapting the amount of chili used. The flavors match perfectly with so much variety, you’d be silly to not give this simple recipe a try! Let us know your thoughts and tag #cookmerecipes in your own pictures and posts.

Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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Total Reviews: 13
Leilah Gauze

Grilled corn is one of my favorite things on this world, this recipe is perfection <3

Alisa Palzer

11/10 will make again, it was amazingly tasty.

Holland Shusterman

Loved it, especially the mayo in this dish, it really brought out the flavor so I'll be eating it a lot more often.

Ariadne Faulknor

Currently making more of this, 5 stars all the way, you deserve it.

Estefania Possemato

It's amazing how adding some small details on a simple grilled corn can make it so much better.

Nellie Beckstrand

Having it with chicken today, they go really well with each other.

Brisa Maceyko

I really like mexican cuisine, it's simply great every single time.

Aliyana Shimmin

Family loved those, tomorrow I'm making more, thank you so much!

Anneliese Feigelson

Spicy and good I love me some Mexican food..Going to try out the apple pie churros next.

Lina Rejman

This was really fast and easy to make, really enjoyed this mexican street corn!

Aiyanna Nau

Cilantro felt completely random here, other than that it was good.

Jazlynn Mhoon

Guys I loved it, thanks a lot you are great!


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