Grilled Street Corn

Menu PartAppetizer/Small Plate
Cuisine TypeMexican
Grilled street corn

Bodega Taco Bar

Fairfield and Darien, Conn.

Grilled street corn, also known as elote, is usually served as a walk-around snack in Mexico. At Bodega Taco Bar in Connecticut, it works as a side or starter. The grilled corn is topped with lime aioli, crumbled cotija cheese and chili powder.


½ cup aioli or mayonnaise

1 lime

1 ear fresh corn, shucked

1 oz. cotija cheese, crumbled

Chili powder, to taste


1. In small bowl, combine ½ cup aioli with a squeeze of lime juice; set aside.

2. On hot grill, cook corn until blackened on all sides and tender. Coat hot corn with lime aioli and sprinkle evenly with cotija cheese. Place on serving dish and dust with chili powder.

Photo courtesy of Bodega Taco Bar

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