Mexican Corn Elote Recipe
Try this traditional classic for Mexican Corn Elote Recipe that will wow your family and guests! Learn how to grill corn while still in the husks.
  • 6 ears of corn un shucked
  • 1 cup of crema Mexicana
  • 1 teaspoons of chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon of cumin
  • ¼ cup of Manchago cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  1. Place the un shucked corn on a hot grill (450°) and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until the corn is done. Make sure to constantly turn the corn so that it cooks on all sides.
  2. Once the corn is cooked, remove them from the grill and pull back the husks taking care not to rip them off. Tie the husks back with butchers twine.
  3. Next, generously spread on crema Mexicana all of the corn. Sprinkle the chili powder and cumin all over the corn.
  4. Season the corn with salt and pepper and sprinkle on the cheese and cilantro.
  5. Serve hot!
Recipe by Billy Parisi at