Ranch-Style Elote / Esquites (Mexican Corn) 3 Ways #RSC

40 mins (prep 10, cooking 30)
12 ingredients
4 servings
Ready, Set, Cook! Hidden Valley Contest Entry. This is a wonderful Mexican street cart food, that is either served on the cob (Elote), or off the cob in cups (Esquites), by vendors. This is an American twist on a Mexican favorite. I would suggest trying all 3 preparation methods to see which one appeals to you. Enjoy! *Note: Prep and cook time does not include the dressing prep. Also, being that it's the dead of winter in Midwest USA when I created this, I used frozen corn on the cob, but I would suggest using fresh.I highly recommend making the dressing at least 2 hours (or more), before serving, so that the flavors have time to blend. *** At the end of the directions (Steps #12-#15), you will find the traditional ingredients for this recipe.

Categories:  <-60-mins , holiday , side-dish , weeknight , mexican , independence-day , vegetable , labor-day , snack , corn , time-to-make , cinco-de-mayo ,
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Serving Size (44.46 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 183.96 Calories from Fat 119.16
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.24g 81.5%
Saturated Fat 8.35g 167.03%
Trans Fat 0.48g %
Cholesterol 36.48mg 48.63%
Sodium 331.76mg 55.29%
Total Carbohydrate 8.33g 11.11%
Dietary Fiber 0.06 g 0.94%
Sugars 0.69 g %
Protein 8.27g 66.14%
Vitamin A 461.33IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 170.2mg% Iron 1.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9β€’Carbohydrate 4β€’Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh corn, plain greek yogurt, seasoning mix, hidden valley original ranch dressing, fresh, fresh chives, salt & pepper