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 Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 30

Ingredients

Oil for deep frying

Poppers

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 Green Giant™ Niblets® frozen corn, cooked as directed on bag
1
tablespoon butter, melted
1
cup crumbled queso fresco cheese

Aioli

1
cup mayonnaise
1/4
cup fresh lime juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Additional ingredients for serving, if desired

Fresh cilantro leaves
Salsa
Additional crumbled queso fresco cheese

  • 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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Popper
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
0%;
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.