A Taste of Mexico: Elote Recipe For Your Next Summer Cookout!
This delicious version of corn on the cob can be tasted at many vendors and street carts around Mexico. Typically served on a stick or with the kernels cut off the cob in a cup, this is a delicious spin on corn on the cob that will add a new level of zest to your next summer cookout. Get a taste of Mexico with the simple recipe below from Good Food magazine.
- 4 ears of corn
- 1/4 cup of butter
- Zest from 1 lime
- 2 tsp fresh chopped chili (you can also substitute 1 tsp of chili powder)
- Lime wedges to accompany
- Soak corn in cold water for 15 mins. Heat a griddle pan or barbecue and, when hot, place the corn directly on the bars. Cook for 30-40 mins, turning regularly, until the corn is tender and charred in spots.
- Meanwhile, mash the butter with the lime zest and chili. When the cobs are done, top each with a knob of flavored butter and serve with lime wedges.