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Mexican Street Corn (Elotes)

Not your traditional corn on the cob! Elotes are corn on the cob smeared any or all of butter, mayo, fresh cheese, and chile lime seasoning.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword corn, elote, street corn
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 433kcal
Author Sheryl


  • Instant Pot


  • 4 ears corn on the cob husk and silk removed
  • 1/2 C butter
  • 1/3 C mayonnaise
  • 1/4 C fresh cheese - cotija parmesan, etc.
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Tajin chile lime seasoning
  • 2 C water


  • Place your trivet in your Instant Pot, and pour in 2 C. of water.
  • Lay your ears of corn in the pot on the trivet, husk and silk removed.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot, and lock, making sure to close the valve.
  • Set the pot for manual (high) for 2 minutes.
  • After 2 minutes, release the pressure, and carefully remove the corn to a large plate/platter.
  • Allow each person to dress their own ear with butter, mayo, then fresh cheese, Tajin (chile lime seasoning), salt, and pepper.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 917IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg