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Grilled Street Corn

Timothy Hollingsworth


Grilled Street Corn

Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes

Effort

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Pellets

Mesquite

Give your table side some Latin flare with some zesty grilled elote. Don't skimp on the cheese.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 6 ears corn, husked

  • 1 As Needed extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise

  • 1 Tablespoon ancho or guajillo chile powder

  • 1/2 Cup chopped cilantro, plus more for serving

  • 1 lime, zested and juiced

  • salt

  • 1/2 Cup Cotija cheese

  • 1 As Needed cilantro, finely chopped

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    Grill450 ˚F
  • 2

    Brush corn with oil and place on grill, turning occasionally.
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    Grill450 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 6 ears corn, husked

    • 1 As Needed extra-virgin olive oil

  • 3

    While corn is on the grill, mix mayonnaise with chile powder, cilantro, lime juice and zest in a bowl. Season with salt.
    Ingredients
    • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise

    • 1 Tablespoon ancho or guajillo chile powder

    • 1/2 Cup chopped cilantro, plus more for serving

    • 1 lime, zested and juiced

    • As Needed salt

  • 4

    After about 10 minutes corn should be cooked through and slightly charred on the outside. Remove from grill.
  • 5

    Top corn with chile mayonnaise then sprinkle on the Cotija cheese and chopped cilantro. Enjoy!
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 Cup Cotija cheese

    • 1 As Needed cilantro, finely chopped

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