This Easy Peruvian Grilled Street Corn Recipe Is a Flavorful Twist on Elote by 30Seconds Food

This Easy Peruvian Grilled Street Corn Recipe Is a Flavorful Twist on Elote

Similar to Mexican street corn, this easy Peruvian street corn recipe features a spicy aji sauce. If you like elote, you will love this flavorful street corn vegetable side.

This corn recipe is the perfect side dish to serve with Peruvian chicken. A flavorful Latin dinner is served!

Cuisine: Peruvian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6

Ingredients

  • 4 - 6 ears corn on the cob, shucked
  • olive oil
  • 1/4 cup queso fresco or cotija cheese

Aji Sauce

  • 2 jalapenos (remove ribs and seeds for a less spicy sauce)
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic 
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup sour cream or plain yogurt 

Here's how to make it: 

  1. To make the corn, brush it with olive oil. Put the corn on a preheated indoor grill or outdoor grill and cook, turning often, until it just begins to char, about 10 minutes. 
  2. To make the aji sauce, combine all the ingredients in a blender. Pulse until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. To serve the corn, drizzle with the aji sauce and sprinkle with the cheese. 

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Cassiday
Si, por favor! 🔥
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This is just genius. Can't wait for grill weather here in Chicago! #yum
bepositive
This looks so amazing.

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