Elote (Mexican-style corn on the cob)

August 4, 2006

Elote (Mexican-style corn on the cob)

Adapted from Cooking Light, June 2006 (www.CookingLight.com)

Grilled corn on the cob is a popular street food in Mexico.

3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 ears shucked corn

1. Prepare grill. Combine mayonnaise and juice in a small bowl. Combine cheese and next 4 ingredients (through salt) in another small bowl.

2. Place corn on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill corn 12 minutes or until tender, turning frequently. Remove corn from grill, brush with mayonnaise mixture, and sprinkle with cheese mixture. Serve immediately.

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