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Mexican Street Corn and Chorizo Tacos

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Mexican Street Corn and Chorizo Tacos

Have you wondered where I’ve been for the past two months? I have been soaking up the summer with the family and resting. The only place you might have seen me active is Instagram.

I felt God has really been speaking to my heart about being present and not doing my normal multitasking/energizer bunny thing. And you know what? It’s been amazing! It’s also gotten me thinking about the direction I want to see Hall Nesting go the rest of the year. More on that with the next Friday Feedings post.

Street Corn and Chorizo Tacos

But while there are a few more weeks of summer I thought I’d enjoy some more berries, stone fruit salads and of course some more corn. So I don’t know about you but when a Mexican craving hits a member in our family it hits hard and you won’t see anyone complain. And since they put a Taco Mama in super close to us now I figured we better start making some tacos at home or Mama is gonna go broke.

I can’t remember when the first time I had Mexican Street Corn was but now if I see it on the menu I always get it. But you know me I always gotta step it up a notch. And even though I do love a good chicken or shrimp taco I knew that adding a little more flavor and spice with some chorizo was the way to go. Then throw in some some fresh cilantro and lime juice to finish everything off.

Mexican Street Corn and Chorizo filled Tacos

These Mexican Street Corn and Chorizo Tacos are the perfect handheld treat – making them a great weeknight dinner option or game day finger food!  So go ahead pour yourself a margarita and have a taco night with some family and friends. Because who doesn’t love a twist on a classic?

Mexican Street Corn and Chorizo Tacos
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Mexican Street Corn and Chorizo Tacos

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of white corn
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup of crumbled cojita cheese*
  • 1/2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons mayo
  • 3 raw chorizo links about 1 pound
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 6-8 Small Tortillas

Instructions

  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until corn starts to brown, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove corn from pan and place in bowl. Add cheese, lime juice, chili powder and mayo to bowl. Mix together until fully incorporated.
  • Preheat a large skillet set over medium high heat. Remove casings from chorizo, add to pan and cook. Break up large chunks into smaller bits, until browned and slightly crispy, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Transfer chorizo with a slotted spoon to a paper-towel lined plate; then add to bowl. Mix.
  • To serve, divide amongst tortillas and garnish with cilantro.

Notes

*Substitute crumbled queso fresco or grated Parmesan

 

Patricia @ Grab a Plate

Monday 27th of August 2018

I'm all about the street tacos, and these look delicious! For some strange reason, I just love the size of street tacos! Easy to hold and enjoy, I guess?!

Erin | Dinners,Dishes and Dessert

Thursday 23rd of August 2018

These would disappear in our house! These look like an amazing dinner!

Abeer

Thursday 23rd of August 2018

I will try your recipe for our tacos night!

Mahy Elamin

Thursday 23rd of August 2018

Yum Yum Yum! Looks so vibrant and lovely! I can't WAIT to try this! Thank you for this great recipe!

Catalina

Thursday 23rd of August 2018

I love all these Mexican flavors! Yum 😋

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