15 mins to make Creamy Zesty Juicy Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn (Elote)! Corn on the cobs bursting with exciting sweet-savory-spicy-tangy-umami-cheesy flavors. A refreshingly delicious satisfaction that will have you begging for more!! 😀
Elote, aka Mexican Street Corn, is grilled corn on the cob brushed with a zesty & refreshing savory-umami-cheesy-tangy-spicy creamy sauce.
The sauce is essentially made of mayo, butter, grated cotija cheese, chili powder, and lime juice.
You can sometimes find street vendors selling tasty elotes in a cart on the streets of Mexico.
Mexican Street Corn makes a perfect side dish or party snack for your next cookouts, bbq, or summer picnics. 😀
Time to Learn How to Make Instant Pot Elote!!
Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn (Elote)
Super Easy to make Creamy Zesty Juicy Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn (Elote)! Pressure Cooker corn on the cobs bursting with exciting sweet-savory-spicy-umami-cheesy flavors. A refreshingly delicious satisfaction!
Pressure Cook Corn on the Cob: Pour 1 cup (250ml) cold water & place a steamer rack in Instant Pot. Place 4 - 6 ears of corn on the cob on the steamer rack. Close lid, then turn Venting Knob to Sealing position.Pressure cook at High Pressure for 2 minutes, then immediate Quick Release (turning Venting Knob to Venting position). Turn off the heat. Open the lid carefully.
Prepare Cheesy Mayo Mixture: While the corn is pressure cooking, mix the following ingredients together in a mixing bowl: ⅓ cup (83g) mayonnaise, ⅓ cup (83g) Mexican crema or sour cream, ½ cup (120g) crumbled cotija cheese or feta cheese, ⅓ cup (20g) finely chopped cilantro leaves, ½ teaspoon (2g) chili powder, ¼ teaspoon (1.4g) sugar, ¼ teaspoon (1.4g) garlic powder, and juice from half a lime.
Apply Sauce Mixture: Brush the yummy cheesy mayo sauce mixture all over the corn on the cob with a basting brush.
Garnish & Serve Instant Pot Mexican Street Corn: If desired, garnish with extra crumbled cheese and chili powder. Serve immediately with lime wedges on the side. Enjoy!~ ?
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