Smoky Elote

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Smoky Elote

  • Author: Thomas Judkins
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 34 people 1x


Entrap yourself in sweet corn flavor with a smoky touch using this easy Smoked Elote recipe! The Prime300 makes this easy whether you’re rocking a tailgate, backyard party, or an on-the-road escapade. Otherwise referred to as Mexican Street Corn, this is a fun recipe to make for any occasion!



3 Ears of Corn

3 Tbsp Mayo

1/2 C Cotija Cheese

1 Lime (quatered)

Hot Sauce (optional)

To Season:

Chili Powder




Preheat your Prime300 Pellet Grill to 225F. Shuck the corn, remove the silk and stalk.

Insert wooden stick into core as a handle.

Season corn with salt, pepper, and chili powder and place onto the smoker for 45 minutes.

Remove using tongs and brush each corn with 1 tablespoon of mayo, sprinkle with as much cheese as desired (approx. 2 Tbsp) and squeeze of lime wedge. Add hot sauce and chili powder to taste.


If you would like an additional sear, turn up the heat to 400F and open the sear plate to get a nice crust on the corn.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Category: Side
  • Method: Pellet Grill
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: Elote, easy corn on the cob recipe, corn, corn recipe, elote corn recipe, easy elote recipe, mexican street corn recipe

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