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Mexican Street Corn

Best Mexican Street Corn aka Elote Recipe: Sweet corn topped with crumbly cotija cheese and sprinkled with just the right amount of spice. The best corn you've ever had guaranteed!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword authentic, Cheese, Summer
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 Ears
Calories 247kcal
Author Krystle
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  • 6 Ears Fresh Sweet Corn
  • 6 Tablespoons Mayonnais
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Cup Cotija Cheese Crumbled
  • 6 Tablespoons Fresh Cilantro Roughly Chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder
  • 2 Limes Quartered


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place corn in husks directly on the oven rack. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until fork tender.
  • While corn is cooking, in a small bowl combine garlic powder and mayonnaise.
  • When corn is done brush with garlic mayo. Roll in cotija cheese.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro and chili powder.
  • Squeeze with fresh lime juice if desired.


Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 387mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 12.6mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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