Elote (Mexican Street Corn)
Elote (or Grilled Mexican Street Corn) is an easy side dish that will be a favorite for years to come! Welcome to elote – your new favorite way to eat corn! The corn is grilled to charred juiciness then slathered with a creamy chili, cilantro, lime sauce then dusted with Cotija cheese. It tastes like a fancy side but SO EASY so it’s perfect for all your potlucks and barbecues. Elote Mexicano is prep ahead friendly, gluten free, makes fabulous repurposed leftovers and is always a hit!
Authentic elote boasts the smoky char of the grill (thus the name Mexican GRILLED Corn), but you can boil or roast your corn instead:
Elote is best served fresh for the juiciest corn and the brightest flavors. Still, you may reheat elote with these different options: