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Esquites

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Description

These esquites are exquisite! Esquites are a traditional warm Mexican corn-based snack served in a cup. Similar to the popular Mexican street food known as elotes (corn on the cob with cream, spices, and cheese), esquites combine the same flavors to make an easier-to-eat version without the cob. This version gives the recipe a makeover — just like Chef Gordon Ramsay does to the many restaurants in Gordon Ramsay's 24 Hours to Hell and Back.

Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 2 cups corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/4 cup green onion (diced small, plus more for garnish)
  • 1 tsp. lime
  • 1 Tbsp. cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup queso fresco
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    Directions

    1. Melt the butter in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add in the corn, salt, pepper and chili powder and sauté for 3 minutes or until the corn is tender.
    2. Add in the green onion and lime and cook for 1 minute more while stirring.
    3. Remove the pan from the heat and add in the mayonnaise and cilantro. Taste and season with more salt and pepper if desired.
    4. Plate the corn in a bowl and top with the queso fresco and more green onions and serve warm.
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    190Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories190Calories from Fat90
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat10g15%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol35mg12%
    Sodium1280mg53%
    Potassium200mg6%
    Protein17g33%
    Calories from Fat90
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium50%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(5)

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    sheannette K. a year ago
    perfect amount of cilantro and chilli powder
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    C 2 years ago
    Quite good, fast and easy - will make again. Tastiest with fresh corn but frozen works fine.
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    Javier Santana 2 years ago
    very good! i will make it again
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    Becky Berton 3 years ago
    Delicious! So fast and easy when you use frozen corn and bottles lime juice
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    Monica A. 3 years ago
    Wonderful delicious 😋😋

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