Elotes

 

These are not only delicious but make a great presentation. Kids and adults alike, race to eat them up. Traditionally, they are made with mayonnaise but I lightened it up with crema instead.

Elotes

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 ears white corn
  • ½ cup Cojita cheese, finely crumbled
  • ½ cup chili powder or Tapatio Hot Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 12 (8-inch) wood sticks
  • 1 recipe Crema

Instructions

  1. Remove husks and silk from each ear of corn.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add ears of corn.
  3. Cook for about 5-10 minutes until kernels are crisp. Remove from water and set aside to cool.
  4. Cut each ear into three pieces, placing a wooden stick into the center.
  5. Using a plastic spatula, spread crema all around the corn. Coat with cheese.
  6. Season with chili powder or Tapatio hot sauce to taste.

Notes

Tip: When making a large batch, place cheese in a shallow dish and roll the corn in the cheese.

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Crema

Yield: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • ½ cup low-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk heavy cream into sour cream. Season with salt and pepper.
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Last Modified on October 13, 2015
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