Mexican Street Corn Soup

I just learned about delicious ‘street corn’ recently (I know, I know – I need to get out more)… so this recipe really caught my eye!

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  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 6 cups fresh corn kernels , from 8-10 cobs (save 6 of the stripped cobs for simmering the soup)
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon ancho chili powder
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large garlic cloves , chopped (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup grated dry/aged Cotija cheese , plus additional for garnish (substitute Parmesan or Romano if Cotija is unavailable)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro , divided

Click HERE for the instructions

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