Grilled Mexican Sweet Corn


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Grilled Mexican Sweet Corn

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    Also known as an elote, Mexican Grilled Street-Corn is the perfect addition to your next cookout. Topped with mayonnaise, fresh lime juice, chipotle Chile powder, and Cotija cheese.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    1 (4-ct.) pkg. Hy-Vee Short Cuts sweet corn
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee Mayonnaise
    1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
    1 clove(s) garlic, minced
    ½ tsp. chipotle chile powder, plus additional for garnish
    ¼ c. crumbled cotija cheese
    ¼ c. green onions, sliced
    2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, finely chopped

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    • 4 (12 inch squared) pieces of aluminum foil
    • Grill
    • Small bowl


    1. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium-high heat (375 degrees). Cut 4 (12-inch-squared) sheets of foil. Place 1 Hy-Vee Short Cuts sweet corn cob near an edge on each sheet; roll up to cover corn. Double fold ends to seal. 

    2. Stir together mayonnaise, lime juice, garlic, and chipotle chile powder in a small bowl. Set aside.

    3. Grill 11 to 13 minutes or until tender, turning frequently. Remove from grill. Slit open foil of each; fold back edges. Spoon mayonnaise mixture over grilled corn cobs. Top each with 1 tablespoon cotija cheese, 1 tablespoon green onion, and 1 1/2 teaspoon cilantro. Garnish with additional chipotle powder, if desired. 

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