Mexican Charred Corn Hot Dog
Cuisine: American
Author: Based on a recipe from Martha Stewart
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 35 mins
  • 4 ears sweet corn, husked
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 4 all-beef hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Crumbled Cotija or feta cheeses
  • Chili powder (optional)
  1. Fire up your grill.
  2. Brush the corn with the oil and place over direct heat. Cook until charred on all sides, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the dogs and toast the buns as desired.
  4. Cut the kernels from the corn. Place in a bowl and stir in the green onions.
  5. Combine the mayonnaise and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Slather hot dog buns with the mayonnaise.
  7. Top with the dogs.
  8. Add the corn and green onion mixture.
  9. Sprinkle with Cotija cheese and chili powder, if using.
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