Corn On The Cob With Cheese And Lime

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

These messy but irresistible ears of corn coated with cheese are a popular street snack in Mexico.

From Gourmet, August 1999.


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Comments:

Serves:

2

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

4
ears of corn in husks
1/4 c
mayonnaise
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
3/4 c
cotija cheese, or feta cheese
lime wedge

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare grill.
2
Soak corn in husks in cold water 10 minutes.
3
Drain corn and grill on a rack set 5 to 6 inches over glowing coals until husks are charred, about 10 minutes.
4
Shuck corn and grill until kernels are browned in spots, about 10 minutes.
5
While corn is grilling, in a small bowl whisk together mayonnaise and cayenne.
6
Using the small teardrop-shaped holes on a four-sided grater grate cotija.
7
Brush mayonnaise mixture onto hot corn and sprinkle with cojita.
8
Serve corn on the cob with lime wedges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy