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Ingredients

2 tablespoons canola oil

4 cups white corn kernels

½ cup mayonnaise

Juice of 2 limes

Salt

¼ cup grated Cotija cheese

1 teaspoon ground Mexican chili powder

Directions

  1. Heat oil in skillet set over high heat. Add corn and cook, without stirring, until kernels are lightly charred. Stir and repeat until corn is charred on all sides. Transfer corn to mixing bowl.
  2. Add mayonnaise and mix thoroughly. Add lime juice and stir just to blend. Taste for seasoning. Divide corn among 4 serving bowls and top with cheese and chili powder.
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