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Mama’s Kitchen: Grilled Corn Mexican Style – Cafe Habana Corn on the Cob Recipe


Grilled Corn Mexican Style - Cafe Habana Corn on the Cob
I love Summer because my favorite fruits and vegetables are in season. One of my favorite things to throw on the grill is corn. In the summer, the corn is so sweet you can eat it plain. But I like to dress mine up a bit the way I get it at Cafe Habana in New York City. One of my go-to places whenever I visit NY, Cafe Habana’s Mexican Style Grilled Corn is something I order – every time. While watching The Best Thing I Ever Ate on the Food Network, Tyler Florence divulged the secret recipe – and I was ready with a pen! It’s super easy to make and tastes just like Cafe Habana’s! This is the perfect side dish for any summer barbecue.

Ingredients:
Fresh Corn – shucked, rinsed and patted dry with a towel
Mayonnaise
Cotija Cheese
Chili Powder or Cayenne Pepper
Lime

1. Grill the corn – keep turning until cooked and slightly charred.
2. Spread some mayonnaise on the corn. Eyeball it – the mayonnaise acts as an adhesive for the cheese and chili powder. If I had to give an estimate I’d say 1 Tbsp.
3. Sprinkle Cotija Cheese on the corn – It’s a hard cheese so I grate it directly over the corn.
4. Sprinkle with chili powder or cayenne pepper
5. Serve with Lime.

Buon Appetito!

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3 Responses to “Mama’s Kitchen: Grilled Corn Mexican Style – Cafe Habana Corn on the Cob Recipe”

  1. Sistargirl Leilanie says:

    I love Cafe Habana! I’m definitely going to try this!

  2. Mayette Mayette says:

    Ahh this looks delicious and it reminds me of the elotes I grew up with while living in Oakland! :)

  3. YES. One of my fave things to get at Cafe Habana and I’ve been meaning to try at home.

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