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Mexican Corn Cups

This Mexican Corn Cups are perfect for parties or to take along. Cheers with this creamy and delicious esquites made with lots of love. Note: Use frozen corn kernels, preferably those that are not sweet. Go for the corn that is white. The esquites recipe requires the corn not to be sweet to have the authentic Mexican flavor.

Recipe created by Adriana of Adriana’s Best Recipes.

Mexican Corn Cups

Mexican Corn Cups

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 4 cups frozen white corn kernels
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 4 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons cotija cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 lime, quartered


  1. Cook corn in microwave, according to package directions.
  2. Spoon corn into bowls or mason jars. Add lime juice, mayo and cotija cheese. Sprinkle with chile pequin or paprika. Pair with a lime wedge for extra lime flavor.
  3. Serve warm and enjoy!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 153Total Fat: 6gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 17mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 4g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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