Best Bites: Mexican street corn nachos

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We're celebrating Cinco de Mayo with these delicious and creamy Mexican street corn nachos! Check out the recipe on this week's episode of Best Bites.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp butter 
  • 2-3 cups fresh corn
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 8 oz shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 bag tortilla chips
  • ¼ cup cotija cheese
  • 2 tbsp crema
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Pinch of cayenne 
  • 1 fresh lime 

Recipe: 

  1. Melt the butter in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the corn and let it cook until the kernels starts to char a bit. Gently stir. Allow the corn to char again before removing the pan from heat. Remove the corn from the pan and pour into a bowl. 
  2. In a separate bowl, mix the cornstarch into the cream. Pour this mixture into the pan and reduce it to a simmer. Add the jack cheese and cook until the cheese is thoroughly melted. 
  3. Place the tortilla chips on a large serving dish, pour on the cheese, top with the corn, cotija, crema cilantro and cayenne! Serve with lime juice and enjoy!
     
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