Esquites—or, “Corn in a Cup,'' as our family lovingly called it growing up—is a delicious and flavorful snack, side, and party treat that we love making (and eating)! We’re excited to share our quick & easy Esquites recipe with you as an invitation to:
1. Try our NEW Traditional Botana Sauce &
2. Enjoy a nostalgic snack that’s a staple in our Mexican-American culture and our hometown, Laredo!
Cook corn in boiling salted water for 5 minutes and set aside to cool.
Transfer fuego potato chips to a plastic bag and crush until fine crumbs form.
Cut corn kernels off of the corn cobs and mix with melted butter and vegan mayo. Season with sea salt and chili powder.
In a clear glass cup, layer corn, Traditional Botana sauce, vegan feta, and repeat all once until you have two layers of each.
Finish the esquites with the crushed fuego potato chips. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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