Mexican Street Corn Dip

Ingredients
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons mayo
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (plus extra for garnish)
  • salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cups corn kernels, either cut from the cob or thawed frozen
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds and stem removed, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped (plus extra for garnish)
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions (plus extra for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese (plus extra for garnish)

Instructions

  1. To a large mixing bowl, add the cream cheese, sour cream, mayo, cumin, chili powder and a dash of salt and black pepper to taste. Mix until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  2. Add the butter to a large skillet, and melt over medium heat. Add the corn kernels and jalapeno. Cook for 7-8 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer to the bowl with cream cheese mixture. To the bowl, also add the cilantro, green onions and cotija cheese. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Pour the dip into a serving bowl and garnish with additional chili powder, cilantro, green onions and cotija cheese. Enjoy immediately

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