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Elote Sweet Corn Ribs

Corn Ribs slices ears of fresh sweet corn into strips and seasons them before they get charred up to perfectly sweet and slightly chewy corn! Prep this Tiktok side dish in just 15 minutes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 288kcal



Chipotle Sauce

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt to taste


  • ½ cup crumbled cotija style cheese
  • ¼ cup minced cilantro
  • 2 limes quartered, for serving


  • Preheat oven to 425°F and set aside a large baking sheet.
  • Stand the corn on the wide flat end. Using a sharp knife, carefully cut from the top down vertically the slice the ear of corn in half. Next, do the same thing again, essentially quartering the ear of corn into strips.
  • In a small bowl or jar, mix together the chipotle sauce ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the oil, chili powder, and sea salt.
  • Place the corn onto the sheet pan and brush the oil over the corn. Transfer to the oven and bake for 20 minutes, after 20 minutes, turn the oven broiler to high and broil for 5 minutes until the corn is slightly charred in spots.
  • To serve, top the corn with the chipotle sauce, crumbled cheese, cilantro, and lime.


Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 2949mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 822IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 1mg