Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chile Butter

Elotes Asados con Mantequilla Enchilada

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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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This is the taste of Mexico, vivid and true. It is our two great gifts to world kitchens, corn and chile, in combination with two of our more beloved Old World imports, butter and fresh limes. Lime is so Mexican it’s hard to believe it didn’t originate here. It seems as if lime juice and Mexican chile must always have been waiting for each other.

These roasted corn ears appear around six in the evening on streets in practically every town in Mexico, sold by vendors pushing carts wit