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Mexican Avenue Corn Dip | Kara Lydon


The very best Mexican impressed road corn dip! Tremendous mild and refreshing for the summer season with all of your beloved road corn flavors. Excellent for a Cinco de Mayo celebration or your subsequent summer season cookout!corn dip in cast iron, lime slices, cilantro garnish

This Mexican impressed road corn dip takes all the things you like concerning the dish and makes it right into a scoop-able model for some crunchy tortilla chips!

Avenue corn is music to my tastebuds. The crunchy, charred corn. The creaminess of the sauce. The kick of warmth from the chili powder. And the saltiness of the cotija cheese. It’s mouth-watering.

And it makes me wish to journey again to Mexico each single time!

This dip can be excellent for a summer season cookout or celebration. It’s full of summer season taste and is corn-forward so it doesn’t really feel too heavy or scorching for the summer season.

It’s a deliciously mild and refreshing dip that doesn’t skimp on taste! When you’re searching for extra of a conventional dip with extra sauce than corn, you may at all times add extra mayo and yogurt!

Components You’ll Want

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Notes on Components

Corn: I exploit contemporary corn however you can sub frozen corn – simply be sure that it’s defrosted earlier than use. 

Jalapeño: for a spicier dip, embody the ribs and/or a few of the seeds. 

Greek yogurt: I like the mix of yogurt and mayo on this dish however you can use all mayo or all yogurt when you desire.

Cotija cheese: a Mexican cheese that’s salty in taste and crumbles simply. Might substitute feta when you can’t discover it!

Cilantro: a find it irresistible or hate it ingredient. I find it irresistible however when you hate it, omit it!

Tools You’ll Want

Forged iron pan (affiliate hyperlink – when you make a purchase order, I obtain a small fee)

Tips on how to Make Mexican Avenue Corn Dip

For a fast step-by-step, verify this recipe out in Net Tales!

Step 1: Soften butter in a forged iron skillet over medium-high warmth. Add corn, stirring sometimes, till corn is charred, about 5-7 minutes.

Step 2: Add jalapeño, crimson onion, and chili powder and stir to mix.

Step 3: Scale back warmth to medium-low and stir in mayo, yogurt, lime juice, and cotija cheese till cheese is melted and corn is evenly coated.

Step 4: Take away from warmth in stir in cilantro.

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Skilled Suggestions

I like utilizing my forged iron skillet greatest for this recipe as a result of you may get a pleasant char on the corn and it’s nice for serving/ scooping.

close up dip in cast iron, lime slices, cilantro, cheese garnish

Avenue Corn Dip FAQs

What’s Mexican road corn?

Also referred to as elote, Mexican road corn is a typical road meals in Mexico made with grilled corn on the cob smothered in mayonnaise, bitter cream, lime juice, chili powder, and cotija cheese.

What can I substitute cotija cheese with?

You need to use feta cheese as a salty substitute for cotija.

Can I exploit bitter cream as a substitute of Greek yogurt?

Sure! Bitter cream is a superb substitute for Greek yogurt.

Can this dish be made with frozen or canned corn if corn on the cob shouldn’t be out there?

Sure! If utilizing frozen corn, make sure you defrost earlier than utilizing and if utilizing canned corn, make sure you drain and rinse earlier than utilizing.

Can this be served chilly?

Sure! My private desire is served heat however I’ve additionally eaten it chilly and at room temperature.

Can I make this dip forward of time and reheat it the day of?

Sure! You may reheat the dip on the stovetop, within the oven, or within the microwave. 

How lengthy does road corn dip final within the fridge?

Wait till dip is cooled utterly earlier than storing it in an hermetic container for as much as 3-4 days within the fridge.

close up dip in cast iron, two lime slices

Recipes That Pair Effectively

For extra appetizer/snack inspiration, try my different recipes under!

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This recipe was retested, reshot and revamped to deliver you essentially the most scrumptious (and most lovely) dish! The unique submit was revealed August 2019.

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Description

The very best Mexican impressed road corn dip! Tremendous mild and refreshing for the summer season with all of your beloved road corn flavors. Excellent for a Cinco de Mayo celebration or your subsequent summer season cookout!


  • 3 cups corn kernels (about 46 ears of corn)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 4-5 inch jalapeño pepper, minced (about 4 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 cup diced crimson onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cotija cheese
  • 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Salt, to style


  1. In a forged iron skillet, soften butter over medium-high warmth. Add corn, stirring sometimes, till corn is charred, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add jalapeño, crimson onion, chili powder and stir to mix. Scale back warmth to medium-low and stir in mayonnaise, yogurt, lime juice, and cotija cheese, till cheese is melted and corn is evenly coated.
  3. Take away from warmth and stir in cilantro. Season with salt, to style.
  4. Serve heat, room temperature, or chilly with tortilla chips. (I desire heat!)

Notes

  1. You need to use contemporary, frozen, or canned corn for this recipe. If utilizing frozen corn, make sure you defrost earlier than utilizing and if utilizing canned corn, make sure you drain and rinse earlier than utilizing.
  2. Retailer leftovers (utterly cooled to room temperature) in an hermetic container for as much as 3-4 days within the fridge.
  3. This dip will be made forward of time and reheated within the oven, on the stovetop, or within the microwave.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Prepare dinner Time: 8 minutes
  • Class: Appetizer
  • Methodology: Forged iron
  • Delicacies: Mexican

Key phrases: Mexican road corn dip, road corn dip



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