Western Market makes Esquites

Dish; Esquites (eh-skee-tays) • Serves 4 o 2 tablespoons of Vegetable Oil Kosher Salt 4 fresh ears of corn (or 3 cups of kernels) 2 oz of Cotija cheese 1/2 cup of finely sliced Scallion (green parts only) 1/2 oz of chopped cilantro 1 Jalapeño seeded and stemmed, chopped 2 cloves of Garlic minced 2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lime Juice 1.Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat until shimmering. Add corn kernels, season to taste with salt, toss once or twice, and cook without moving until charred on one side, about 2 minutes. Toss corn, stir, and repeat until charred on the second side, about 2 minutes longer. Continue tossing and charring until corn is well charred all over, about 10 minutes total. Transfer to a large bowl. 2. Add cheese, scallions, cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, mayonnaise, lime juice, and chili powder and toss to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and more chili powder to taste. Serve immediately.

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