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Campfire Elote

Campfire Elote

Nothing screams summertime like tasting delicious corn on the cob. Now you can make it an entire meal with our campfire Elote. This Mexican Street Corn is sure to kick your campfire meals up a few notches with a mix of sweet corn and spicy toppings!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 325 kcal


  • Campfire or Camp Stove


  • 4 Ears of corn shucked
  • Kosher salt
  • Cotija Cheese Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Chile Powder
  • 1 Clove of Garlic Minced
  • 1 Lime in wedges


  • Start campfire and generate coals for high heat or preheat campfire or grill to high
  • Add corn and cook, turning often, until charred all over, about 10 minutes.
    4 Ears of corn
  • While cooking combine the cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream, cilantro, chile powder, and garlic into a large bowl. Stir until evenly mixed.
    Cotija Cheese, 1/4 cup Mayonnaise, 1/4 cup Sour Cream, 1/4 cup Cilantro, 1/2 tsp Chile Powder, 1 Clove of Garlic
  • Remove from fire to tin foil. Salt the Corn with the cosher salt.
    Kosher salt
  • Top with Cotija Cheese mixture, serve with lime, and enjoy!
Keyword Elote, Grilled Corn, Street Corn