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City Tap House Elote` Street Corn Dip

Posted at 12:32 PM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 13:32:13-05

Executive Chef Ashley Grim made Elote` Street Corn Dip from the new restaurant, City Tap House. (see recipe below) Ashley and her team offer brunch, lunch and dinner, with much more than your typical “tap house” menu items, including a focus on high quality food. City Tap House recently opened in SoBro downtown. They are located at 204 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201. For more information, visit or call (615) 922-4015. 



Elote “Street Corn” Dip recipe from City Tap.
Serves 8-10 people
  • 6 fresh ears of corn
  • ½ cup fresh jalapeno, minced
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 ¼ tbsp. favorite hot sauce
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1.5 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1.5 tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp. crumbled cojita cheese
  • 1 tsp chopped cilantro
  1. Roast the corn, still in husks, in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes. Set aside until cool enough to handle.
  2. Combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, hot sauce, lime juice, sugar, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Remove the husks from the corn.  Then cut the corn from the cobs.
  4. Add the corn, jalapeno, chili powder and cumin and stir gently until thoroughly combined.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  6. Garnish with chili powder, crumbled cojita cheese and then chopped cilantro.
  7. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.