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Elote Asado (Grilled Corn Cob Bites with Chile and Lime)

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 20 mins Soak 10 mins Grill 15 mins
Elote Asado (Grilled Corn Cob Bites with Chile and Lime)
Ingredients
  • 6  large ears  of corn, husks and silks removed
  • 1/2  cup  snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1  tablespoon  ground ancho chile pepper
  • 2  teaspoons  finely shredded lime peel
  • 1/4 - 1/2  teaspoon  cayenne pepper
  • 1/4  cup  butter, melted
  • 2  tablespoons  mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 2  tablespoons  Mexican crema or sour cream
  • 2  tablespoons  lime juice
  •  Salt
Directions

1. Cut each ear of corn into thirds. Place corn pieces in a large pot and cover with water. Let soak for 10 minutes.

2. In a small bowl stir together cilantro, ground ancho chile pepper, lime peel, and cayenne pepper; set aside.

3. In an extra-large bowl whisk together butter, mayonnaise, crema, and lime juice; set aside. Drain corn. For a charcoal or gas grill, place corn on a grill directly over medium-high heat. Cover and grill for 15 to 20 minutes or until corn is tender, turning every 5 minutes and brushing with butter mixture several times during the last 5 minutes of grilling.

4. Place grilled corn in the remaining butter mixture in the bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle cilantro mixture over corn; toss to coat. Season to taste with salt.

Nutrition Facts (Elote Asado (Grilled Corn Cob Bites with Chile and Lime))
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 215,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 24,
  • sat. fat (g) 6,
  • carb. (g) 24,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • sugar (g) 8,
  • pro. (g) 4,
  • vit. A (IU) 972,
  • vit. C (mg) 11,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 52,
  • sodium (mg) 231,
  • Potassium (mg) 373,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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