corn onion garlic cream cheese sour cream chili powder smoked paprika cayenne pepper teaspoon black pepper oil butter mayonnaise fresh lime juice Queso fresco cheese, or Cojita grilled corn kernels fresh cilantro
Make the elote seasoning
In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, smoked paprika, cayenne, and salt to make the elote seasoning.
Saute the veggies
Heat the skillet. Add the oil to a skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until the onion becomes translucent. Stir in the garlic, 3 cups of corn, and 2 teaspoons of the spice mix.
Make the drizzle
In a separate skillet, melt the butter over medium-low and add in 2 teaspoons of the spice mix and mix to combine well. Remove from the heat and stir in the lime juice and mayonnaise until the mixture is smooth.
Drizzle the butter mixture over the street corn and top with the grilled corn kernels, Queso Fresco (or Cojita), and chopped cilantro.
Serve immediately with tortilla chips.
FOR THE FULL RECIPE