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Elote Avocado Corn Dip – An Easy Mexican Street Corn Recipe

Street food is amazing, so we tried this elote avocado corn dip recipe! If you love the flavors of corn, avocado, cotija cheese, lime and spice, this is the perfect appetizer dip, such an easy Mexican street corn recipe!

Elote avocado corn dip - It's An Easy Mexican street corn recipe in a bowl!

We love Mexican street corn

I took a day trip to Sedona, Arizona with my sister on the way from Phoenix to the Grand Canyon and Elote Cafe was a highly recommended Mexican food restaurant in the area. I can firmly second that recommendation, everything we had was spectacular! Our favorite dish was the elote appetizer – I needed to have this in my life again.

Homemade elote avocado corn dip

The Elote Cafe menu lists their elote appetizer as “fire roasted corn with spicy mayo, lime, and cotija cheese“. I browsed the web, tried out a concoction of my own and came up with this amazing elote avocado corn dip. Try making this Mexican street corn recipe off the cob at home for your next fiesta, it turned out great!

Elote Avocado Corn Dip – An Easy Mexican Street Corn Recipe


  • 4 ears of corn
  • 1 large avocado, cubed
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, diced
  • 2 tbsp. hot sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese
  • pinch of chili powder

Avocado Corn Elote Dip, Whole corn ready for roasting

How to make Mexican street corn

To start making this easy Mexican street corn recipe, preheat oven at 500 degrees, place ears of corn on a baking sheet, and roast for 20 minutes. Remove and allow to cool.

Avocado corn elote dip, cubed avocado

The flavors of this Mexican street corn dip are what make the dish amazing! In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, lime juice, chicken broth, garlic, cilantro, hot sauce, salt and pepper and mix well. Set aside.

Once corn is cool to the touch, remove corn husks and cut the corn off of each cob. Fold cubed avocado and corn into the mayonnaise mixture, transfer to a serving dish, and top with chili powder, cotija cheese and a little cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

Elote avocado corn dip, Mexican street corn in a bowl, perfect for Cinco de Mayo1

You will LOVE this elote corn recipe!

This elote avocado corn dip recipe turned out perfect, I love the mixture of flavors! No need to cross the border to get a taste of the flavors of Mexico, try making it at home. Go ahead and serve this Mexican street corn in a cup for easy eating on the go. Trust me, this is a super easy Mexican street corn recipe and you will love it!

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