Trolelotes-- (Mexican cooked corn snack)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a very popular street vendor steamy snack much in demand in Mexico, specially during winter. It's really a filling and tasty comfort food snack. Easy to prepare.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat corn with its liquid if canned, if frozen, thaw and heat, with a little bit of water.
  2. Season with salt to taste.
  3. Drain liquids.
  4. While hot-- add the butter, mayonnaise, powdered chili, and cheese in this order.
  5. Taste and rectify salt if needed.
  6. Add a few drops of lime juice if you like it tart.
  7. Eat it hot.
  8. You can use more or less of each ingredient to suit your palate.


Most Helpful

a little runnier than i prefer, but other than that add a little mexican hot sauce like cholula to spice it up a bit and give it a little more flavor.

shadow7 August 06, 2003

I'm still partial to my summer corn-on-the-cob with butter, salt, and fresh-ground pepper, but this was nice and different. I really liked the chili powder and cheese with the corn (the mayo took a bit of getting used to, but I'm not a big mayo fan). Good new taste venture for those corn-lovers among us.

Muffin Goddess June 03, 2003

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