FiestaCorn Elegante Dip


Indulge in the rich and vibrant flavors of our FiestaCorn Elegante Dip – a delectable twist on the classic Mexican Street Corn. With a harmonious blend of sweet corn, creamy textures, and the bold kick of chili and lime, this dip is destined to be the star of your next gathering. Pair it with crisp tortilla chips, and watch as your guests dive into a bowl of pure delight.

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups corn kernels (fresh, canned, or thawed from frozen)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese (or feta if Cotija is unavailable)
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder, more for garnish
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • Additional Cotija cheese and cilantro for garnish

Preparation:

  1. Cook the Corn:
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add corn and cook until it begins to char slightly, stirring occasionally (approximately 7-10 minutes). Let it cool slightly.
  1. Mix the Ingredients:
  • In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, 1/2 cup Cotija cheese, chili powder, garlic powder, paprika, lime juice, and salt. Mix well.
  1. Combine Corn with Creamy Mixture:
  • Add the cooled corn to the bowl with the creamy mixture.
  1. Add Cilantro and Green Onions:
  • Stir in chopped cilantro and green onions.
  1. Garnish and Serve:
  • Transfer the dip to a serving bowl. Garnish with additional Cotija cheese, cilantro, and a sprinkle of chili powder.
  • Serve the dip warm or at room temperature with tortilla chips.
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Tips:

  • Experiment with different types of corn for unique flavor profiles.
  • Adjust the spice level by adding more or less chili powder according to your preference.
  • For a smoky twist, try grilling the corn before incorporating it into the dip.

Conclusion:
FiestaCorn Elegante Dip is more than just an appetizer – it’s a culinary celebration that brings people together. The sweetness of corn, the creaminess of the mixture, and the zest of lime create a symphony of flavors that will leave your guests asking for the recipe. Elevate your party with this crowd-pleaser, and let the fiesta begin!

Enjoy this Mexican Street Corn Dip at your next party or gathering! It’s a crowd-pleaser with its combination of sweet corn, creamy texture, and the bold flavors of chili and lime.

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