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On the streets of Mexico, people line up at vendor carts to buy giant ears of roasted corn dunked in rich crema Mexicana and sprinkled with chili powder and lime juice. Crema Mexicana is similar to sour cream and can be found in many large supermarkets. If you can't find it, use low-fat sour cream.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2003


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Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: 1 ear)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare grill.

  • Combine first 3 ingredients.

  • Place corn on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; cook 12 minutes or until corn is lightly browned, turning frequently. Place corn on a platter; drizzle with crema. Sprinkle with chipotle mixture. Garnish with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

160 calories; calories from fat 29%; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 1.5g; poly fat 1g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 28.2g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 0.8mg; sodium 228mg; calcium 24mg.