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hominey esquites

Esquites, Mexican street food

Esquites are corn kernels stewed with chili and epazote, served with mayonnaise, crema, lime, and chili powder.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
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Total Time 20 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Mexicana
Servings 6 people
Calories 92 kcal


  • LArge soup pot


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • jalapeño
  • 4 cups corn kernels
  • 3 cups of water
  • 3 tbsp epazote, chopped
  • salt

For serving

  • mayonnaise
  • lime juice
  • ground chili
  • salt


  • First, sautéed the diced chile with butter and then add the corn.
  • Add your water, salt and the epazote. Leave it until it starts to boil. Taste, adjust the flavor and get ready to serve it.
  • Serve the corn and a little broth in glasses. Finish with lime juice, mayonnaise, and chili powder.


Serving: 250gCalories: 92kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 218mgPotassium: 204mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 62IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 34mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Corn chowder, esquite, hominy, Mexican corn chowder


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