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Elote Salad

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"A nice way to have elote without having to eat it straight off the husk."
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1 h 35 m servings 258
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Soak corn in cold water for at least 1 hour.
  2. Mix mayonnaise, lime juice, hot sauce, chile powder, and paprika together in a bowl. Refrigerate chile-lime mayonnaise.
  3. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate. Drain corn and grill away from the heat source, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool until easily handled. Shuck corn and return to the grill; cook over the heat source until lightly charred, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove and let cool.
  4. Cut kernels off the cob. Combine corn kernels, Cotija cheese, cilantro, and scallions in a large bowl. Fold in chile-lime mayonnaise.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 258 calories; 19 20.3 5.8 19 266 Full nutrition

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I used frozen corn and it tasted great!

I made this for my book club friends and did double the chili powder and paprika. The first time I made it I used regular paprika, but then I made the second batch using it, and I'd highly reco...

I think the chile powder and paprika need doubled but other than that I wouldn't change a thing. This was excellent and so much easier to eat.