Grilled sweet corn sprinkled with cayenne pepper, drizzled with chipotle-spiked sauce and topped with fresh cilantro … it’s one spicy bite! Traditional street corn is served with cotija cheese, a seasonal cheese named after a town in Mexico. Beware, this sauce is hot, hot, hot … so go lightly if you’re not ready for the heat!

Hot n’ Spicy Mexican Street Corn [Vegan]

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Ingredients

For the Corn:

  • 4 ears of corn
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Cayenne pepper

For the Chipotle Mayo:

  • 1/4 cup vegan mayo
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Fresh cilantro to garnish
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Preparation

  1. Drizzle shucked corn with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt and a small dash of cayenne pepper.
  2. Place on a hot grill and rotate a quarter of a turn ever 2-3 minutes until corn is tender and has light grill marks, around 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, place mayo, chipotle pepper in adobo sauce and lime juice in a food processor. Blend until creamy.
  4. Drizzle hot corn with chipotle mayo and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.
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Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 677 | Total Carbs: 177 g | Total Fat: 22 g | Total Protein: 23 g | Total Sodium: 986 g | Total Sugar: 38 g Calculation not including olive oil or salt. Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.