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Elotes- Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Elotes are grilled fresh corn smothered in Mexican crema, Cotija cheese, cilantro, and paprika for the ultimate Summer side dish.

Keyword Elotes
Author Renee Fuentes


  • Fresh Corn on the Cob
  • Mexican Crema can substitute sour cream
  • Cotija Cheese can substitute with Feta cheese crumbles
  • Paprika
  • Chopped Cilantro
  • Lime Wedges


  1. See post on how to pick fresh sweet corn. Remove husks just before grilling. Place directly on hot side of grill for a few minutes on each side, till slightly charred.
  2. Remove corn allow to cool a couple minutes. Using a pastry brush, spread Mexican crema on corn. Then top with crumbled Cotija cheese, sprinkle paprika, and chopped cilantro. Serve with lime wedges to squeeze on top.