Skillet Mexican Street Corn
 
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Skillet Mexican Street Corn is loaded with flavor! Sweet summer corn is delicious all on its own but when you char it in a skillet and add a bit of mayo, green onion, jalapeno (optional) cilantro, crumbled cotija cheese and chili powder
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 ears fresh corn, husks removed and kernels cut off cob (about 4-5 cups) *
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and stemmed, finely chopped (optional)
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • juice of one medium lime
  • 2 ounces cotija cheese (or queso fresco, or feta)
  • 1 tsp chili powder (more or less to taste)
  • salt, to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add corn and cook without stirring until corn begins to char (about 2-3 minutes). Toss corn and let cook for an additional 2-3 minutes (without stirring). Give the corn one final toss and repeat cooking for additional 2-3 minutes until corn is charred on all sides. Turn off heat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir to incorporate. Add salt to taste. Serve immediately.
Notes
* If fresh corn is not available you can use frozen (thawed) or canned corn. (4-5 cups)
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅙ of recipe Calories: 182 Fat: 11.2 g Saturated fat: 4.6 g Carbohydrates: 17.1 g Sugar: 2.9 g Sodium: 246.8 mg Fiber: 2.4 g Protein: 4.9 g Cholesterol: 6.3 mg
Recipe by Simple Healthy Kitchen at https://www.simplehealthykitchen.com/skillet-mexican-street-corn/