Old El Paso® Elote Poppers

Old El Paso® Elote Poppers

A fun twist on elote (Mexican street corn)--frozen corn makes this fun for wintertime game day events--they will disappear quickly at your get-together!
Prep 10 Minutes
Total 30 Minutes

Ingredient List

  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn, cooked as directed on bag
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 cup crumbled queso fresco cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Salsa
  • Additional crumbled queso fresco cheese
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat at least 2 inches oil to 350°F.
  2. While oil is heating, mix Popper ingredients in large bowl, stirring well. Drop tablespoonful-size pieces of dough into hot oil. Fry 2 to 3 minutes or until deep golden brown. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Mix Aioli ingredients. Serve with warm poppers and additional ingredients.


Calories140(Calories from Fat110),Total Fat12g(Saturated Fat2 1/2g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol15mgSodium150mgTotal Carbohydrate6g(Dietary Fiber0g Sugars0g),Protein1g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A0%;Vitamin C0%;Calcium4%;Iron0%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1/2 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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