Mexican street corn slathered with a yogurt/sour cream sauce with MSA’s tandoori twist spice blend layered with Cojita cheese and garnished with paprika finished with a sprinkle of lime juice! So simple with big rewards!
What is Elote?
Elote is a popular street food in Mexico. It is roasted or boiled corn that is served on the cob or in kernels in a generous layer of mayonnaise, spices, chili sauce and Cotija cheese!
- Substitute Mayo with Greek Yogurt and sour cream for a lighter version. If you prefer Mayo go for it!
- Paprika is used for coloring–could use ground Kashmiri chili pepper (mild spicy) or chili pepper
- Use feta cheese or ground Parmesan instead of cojita cheese.
- Add a touch of MSA’s Flavor Pop Sea Salt.
Simple Tandoori Elote
- 4 ears of corn, cleaned
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1/3 cup Greek Yogurt
- 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
- 2 tsp MSA's tandoori twist
- 1 tbsp lime juice
- salt to taste
- 1/2 cup Cojita cheese, crumbled or Feta cheese
- paprika for garnishing or ground kashmiri pepper or chili pepper
- MSA's flavor pop sea salt
- Grill or boil the corn. In the meantime prep the sauce in a small bowl by whisking together the mayonnaise, sour cream, chopped cilantro, lime juice, MSA's tandoori twist spice blend
- Once grilled, using a pastry brush, brush the sauce onto each husk. Top with the crumbled cheese and garnish with paprika and MSA's flavor pop sea salt.
- Use Mayo instead of Greek Yogurt if you prefer
- Substitute Cojita with Feta cheese
- Substitute paprika with ground chili pepper or Kashmiri chili pepper