Mexican-Style Street Corn (Elotes)

This is the best way to serve corn, period.

This recipe is great for serving family-style: Put all of the ingredients out separately and let your guests top the corn however they wish. Watch the step-by-step video here.


Serves 3

3 ears of corn, hulled
3 wooden skewers
¼ cup melted butter
½ cup mayo
2 cups cotija cheese
3 teaspoons chili powder


1. Boil the corn for about 5 minutes.
2. Push a skewer through the middle of each ear of corn.
3. Drain, then brush them evenly with the melted butter.
4. Spread a bit of mayo all over each ear of corn.
5. Scoop the cotija cheese generously on the corn, making sure it covers all sides.
6. Sprinkle a little bit of the chili powder evenly across the corn.
7. Serve!

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