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Elote Asado

It's summer, which means corn is in season.temp-post-image

Impress your friends with Centro's classic Elote Asado - the perfect summer BBQ treat.

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Elote Asado
Recipe from Chef Fidel Lopez, Centro Cocina Mexicana

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 ears of California-grown corn, unshucked
  • 1/2 cup Rizo Bros California Creamery Cotija cheese or queso fresco
  • 1/3 cup 365 Everyday Value Organic mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp ground Spicely Organic New Mexico chile powder
  • 1 lime, cut into quarters

Directions:

  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan.
  2. Carefully pull the husks back from the corn, remove the silk and trim the husks as needed, leaving some husks behind to use as handle.
  3. Place corn on grill and cook for 10-12 minutes, turning until bright yellow, tender and slightly charred
  4. Remove corn from grill and brush with mayonnaise.
  5. Sprinkle with cotija cheese and the chile powder.
  6. Serve with lime wedge.

Enjoy!

*Ingredients can be found at Sacramento Whole Foods Market on Arden

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