Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Mexican Street Corn Nachos

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I think it's fair to say that we're pretty obsessed with football at this house.  However, I fully acknowledge that I have plenty of friends who join us for viewing not for the actual football but for the food.  And you know what?  I'm totally fine with that!  Game day food preparation is all about having something for everyone: something salty, something sweet, and something to wash it all down.
For the "salty" snack, I've been all about Mexican food lately.  One of my all-time favorites is Mexican Street Corn, but I've put a fun new spin on it perfect for any party!
- 12 oz package of frozen corn
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/2 clove chopped garlic
- 1 cup Mexican cheese
- 1 bag TOSTITOS® Original Party Size
- 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco
- cilantro
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
- 1 lime cut into wedges
1. In a cast iron skillet, heat the vegetable oil on high.  Add the frozen corn and sear until it's browned at least on one side.
2. Move the corn from the skillet into a bowl and add mayonnaise and chili powder.
3. In a small saucepan, bring the milk, cornstarch, and garlic to a boil.
4. Once boiling, turn off the heat and add in Mexican cheese, stirring until it melts.
5. Line a large platter with one half of a bag of TOSTITOS® Original chips (Save the other half for chips and salsa!).
6. Top the chips with cheese sauce, corn mixture, queso fresco, cilantro, cayenne powder (use chili powder if cayenne is too much spice), and a few squeezes of lime juice!
Now for the "sweet:" I like to offer my guests options, so Skittles® and SNICKERS® are poured onto my favorite serving platter.  Finally, Diet Pepsi™ is added to the party table and we're ready for kickoff!
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There you have it!  What's your favorite game day snack?  I'm always looking for new recipes!
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BLovedBoston said...

The best street corn I have ever had was at Taco Boy - I trust yours are just as good! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

Brenda @ Chatting Over Chocolate said...

I love that rule of something salty, something sweet, and something to wash it all down! :) These nachos look AMAZING!! Pinned ;) Thanks for sharing, Meg!

Carly said...

YUM! I loooove grilled corn on just about anything, so these look delicious!

kerri @ cheshire kat said...

holy moly that looks deadly! give me all the nachos and all the football food haha

xoxo cheshire kat

Elle Sees said...

oh my goodness, do those look AMAZING. love the creative stadiums everyone shared.

Jillian said...

yum! sounds so good! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

Carly Messmer said...

I love street corn, but have never paired it with nachos. I need to try this!

Rebecca Jo said...

I'm such a weirdo - I cant stand corn... but I like corn on the cob :) haha I have issues.

Julie said...

Not going to lie...saw the title, then candy and was like huh ;) I love nachos, just a little too much!

Nikki @ makeupHER said...

This sounds and looks soooo delicious! I love Mexican street corn and never thought to put them over chips and make nachos out of them!

Kate at Green Fashionista said...

Yummmmmm these look perfect for the playoff games this weekend! I'm all about these snacks while watching football <3
Green Fashionista

Mattie @ Northwest Native said...

Those nachos, yum! My husband made Mexican street corn salad and it was amazing.

Macy V said...

These look SO good!! I think I might need to make some for a super bowl party.

Pamela {Sequins and Sea Breezes} said...

I am SUCH a sucker for nachos! SO good! And Mexican street corn is the best! This sounds (and looks) SO yummy! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

Missy said...

This looks amazing! I will have to make this soon!

Katie Elizabeth said...

Oh gosh, I'm pretty much drooling over here. These look AMAZING! Saving this one for the Super Bowl!

Emily @ Martinis | Bikinis said...

I only just tried Mexican street corn last year and loved it so this sounds like a game day appetizer that I need to make soon!

Cara (Kindly Unspoken) said...

This looks so good! Can't wait for game day :)

Christina Lea Loves said...

Yum! Football food is my favorite and nachos are at the top of the list!

Trac~ said...

YUMMY!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe! :)

Jen said...

Um yes please! I need these right now!

Nichole @ casadecrews.com said...

YUMMMM! These nachos are calling my name! We're having a football party this weekend for playoffs, and then one for the Super Bowl...I think these nachos need to make an appearance!

birdie to be said...

These look so yummy! Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Unknown said...

Yum! These came out great!

Anita E. Baffoni said...

I can't get enough of nachos, let alone with yummy corn! I definitely plan on making this for the Superbowl!


Unknown said...

Omg! These look so good! Will be trying this recipe!

Alexandra Bee Blog said...

YUM!! Those look delicoius!!

Samantha said...

That looks delicious and great for game day! I can't wait to try it! (client)

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