Esquites With Chiles and Lime

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Esquites With Chiles and Lime is a simple version of this Mexican street vendor favorite made with fresh corn kernels, fresh lime, epazote and jalapeno chiles.
  • Prep10 min |
  • Total22 min |
  • Serves 4



In a large heavy saucepan, heat the butter over medium heat.

Add the chiles and cook for 1- 2 minutes stirring occasionally. 

Stir in the corn kernels, epazote, water, and salt. Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for about 10 minutes, or until the corn is tender. Remove from heat.  Add lime juice and stir in well.  Serve in small bowls or cups with a lime wedge for garnish.
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