Elote (Mexican Corn on the Cob)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

Where I live you always see Elote sold from little carts. Deliciously different! From Cooking Light magazine. I prefer mine without the lime juice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare grill.
  2. Combine mayo and juice (if using) in a small bowl.
  3. Combine cheese and seasonings in another small bowl.
  4. Place corn on grill rack that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  5. Grill corn 12 minutes or until tender, turning frequently.
  6. Remove from grill and brush with mayo mixture, and sprinkle with cheese mixture.
  7. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

This was amazing and went over super well at a Mexican themed feast we threw for our roommate. I substituted Cojita for the parm but otherwise made as directed.

sofie-a-toast May 30, 2012

I love this recipe! I remember having elote as a child growing up in Texas, but couldn't ever remember how to make it. This recipe is perfect. Thank you so much for posting it. The texture of the cheese is awesome. I used lemon juice instead of pepper when i made it for the second time and it was a nice twist. Bueno!

claspers July 10, 2010

this corn is so good! we mix all these ingredients up using hot sauce instead of the ground peppers, then add it to a steamed bag of frozen corn. we make this at least once a week! great with grilled chicken.

notinoz December 03, 2008

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