Inspired by a very popular Mexican street food called elote, a typical street food of grilled corn, smothered with mayonnaise and topped with shredded cojita cheese and chili powder.
Sweetcorn lightly coated with lime infused yogurt with a touch of hot chili powder and crumbled Feta cheese. Inspired by a very popular Mexican street food called
It’s simply addicting and combines the flavor sensations of sweet, spicy, sour and savoury.
I first discovered this on a business trip to Arizona, the hotel had the most amazing Mexican restaurant on site.
When I arrived Mexican didn’t really excite me, but when I left – oh my word I was converted! I think next on our Mexican takeaway list will be tacos… ok, I need to stop imagining how nice food tastes….
We’ve made this Slimming World friendly, replaced the Mayo with 0% Greek Yogurt & sprayed the corn with Butter Frylight when they came out of the oven.
60g of light Feta is your HEA, and this is split x 4, so you’ll only use 1/4. Hurrah! If you prefer you can replace the Yogurt with mayo, or even sour cream – just remember to Syn it if you do!
You can make them as hot or as mild as you like. Start at 1/4 tsp of chilli powder & work your way up from there. Want more heat? Just add it in.
Lastly, the lime wedge, don’t skip it!! It’s so essential!! Really adds another dimension to the corn!
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- Cook the corn in any way you want. Grilled tastes best, but I save time by using my Instant Pot or pressure cooker. Just put a rack or steaming basket in the pot, place the corn on the trivet, and add about 1 & 1/2 cups water. Enough to cover the bottom by a good 1/2 inch but not rise above the bottom of the trivet. Cook at high pressure for 4 minutes. Quick-release pressure manually. You can also put it into a pan of boiling water for 5 minutes or so.
- While the corn is cooking, make the sauce. Combine the yogurt, feta, chilli powder & salt. Stir well
- As soon as the corn is cooked, spray with Butter Frylight and rub the sauce all over. Place cobs on a plate, dust with Paprika & Coriander. Garnish with the lime wedges and serve
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