Esquites/ Creamy Corn Cups

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Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

These are just like you can buy at the marketplace in Mexico. Chef Arron

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 4 medium
    ears of corn, husked and silk removed
  • 4 Tbsp
    crema mexicana ( like dairy sour cream)
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 6 Tbsp
    crumb;ed queso fresco or mild feta cheese
  • GARNISHES:

  • ·
    ground chili powder
  • ·
    salt
  • ·
    lime wedges

How to Make Esquites/ Creamy Corn Cups

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water sugared(about 3 Tablespoons sugar.) to a boil over medium-hi heat. Add the corn and cook until tender about 7 minutes. Using tongs, transfer the corn to a platter and allow them to cool ever so slightly. Using a serrated knife or a corn remover utensil, remove kernels from the cob. Place corn in a bowl with the Crema Mexicana, butter, and cheese, Divide mixture between 4 individual small glasses or cups. Sprinkle chili powder and salt on top to taste. Squeeze on a little lime juice. Oh this is to die for !!!

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About Esquites/ Creamy Corn Cups

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #to #cups #GO



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