2014-09-02 17.20.05


Elote. Aka Everything good in life. A good friend put me onto this at Cafe Habana in NYC and I’ve been hooked ever since.


-4 Ears of fresh corn on the cob, cleaned and shucked

-a few tbsp of mayo

-1/4 – 1/2 cup of cotija cheese, crumbled

-one lime quartered

-a pinch of cayenne pepper

Clean and shuck the ears of corn. Heat a grill or grill pan to medium high heat. If using a grill pan cover the corn with a lid to steam it a bit. Grill corn until blackened and blistering on all sides. (if grilling indoors, once its cooked through, you can also hold the corn over the open flame with metal tongs, to speed up the blackening process) remove grilled corn from heat. Spread a thin layer of mayo over the corn. Roll in cotija cheese and then sprinkle with cayenne pepper. Squeeze lime over the corn and serve immediately.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s