Growing Chefs! Ontario Elotes


Corn on the cob is delicious on its own, but this street food takes it to another level!
Serves 4 to 6
6 cobs of corn Juice of 3 limes 1 clove of garlic, finely minced1/2 cup mayonnaise1 cup queso cotija1/4 cup chili powder1 bay leaf1 teaspoon dried thyme Salt
Knife or safe chopperCutting boardBowls of various sizesMeasuring cupsMeasuring spoonsLarge potSpatulaRaspStrainerTasting spoonsDish towel

Get Organized!

Gather your mise en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather your ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Bring a large pot of water to a boil, then add bay leaves, thyme and 1 tablespoon of salt.

Peel the garlic and use a rasp or chef’s knife to finely mince it. Combine with the mayonnaise.

Get Cooking!

Place the corn in the pot and let cook for approximately 10 minutes. Strain the corn from the water, and while still warm coat the corn in lime juice and 1 teaspoon of salt.

Cover the cooked corn in mayonnaise and then roll each corn on the cob in queso cotija and sprinkle it with chili powder.