Mexican elotes recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 10 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 210 calories / serving
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Make your next barbecue blowout a fiesta with this delicious Mexican side. A twist on the classic corn on the cob side, this recipe sees the corn lightly charred and rubbed in a chilli mayonnaise mixture, before being finished off with a sprinkle of cheese and extra spice. 

Prepare a medium-hot grill or barbecue. Grill the corn for 7-10 minutes until lightly charred.

Combine the mayonnaise, soured cream, chilli powder and lime juice. Season.

Roll the cobs in the mayonnaise mixture. Sprinkle with the cheese and extra chilli to taste. Serve with lime wedges. 

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  • Ingredients

  • 6 corn on the cobs
  • 6 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp half-fat soured cream
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 60g (2 1/2oz) Parmesan, grated
  • lime wedges, to serve
  • Energy 875kj 210kcal 10%
  • Fat 14g 20%
  • Saturates 4g 20%
  • Sugars 3g 3%
  • Salt 0.9g 15%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 15.7g Protein 6.7g Fibre 1.6g


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