This classic street food is often served on a stick to make it easier to walk around eating the portable snack. If you don’t have a grill, the corn can be cooked in a cast iron skillet set over high heat instead.
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cups crumbled Cotija cheese (grated Parmesan cheese may be substituted)
1/4 cup lime juice
1/8 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
2 tablespoon vegetable oil
8 ears corn, husked
In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, cilantro, Cotija cheese, lime juice and cayenne. Preheat grill to high for at least 5 minutes. Brush the corn with vegetable oil. Grill the corn, turning every minute or two, until lightly charred in places, about 5 minutes int total. Toss the grilled corn with the mayonnaise mixture. Serve immediately with with lime wedges and plenty of napkins.
Makes 8 servings.