Mexican Street Corn Oven Baked Croquettes

Preparation Time: 25 minutes / Servings Per Recipe: 3

Ingredients (Croquettes)

2 cups corn, off the cob

1/2 cup El Mexicano® Oaxaca Cheese, shredded

1/2 cup El Mexicano® Queso Fresco Casero®, crumbled

1/2 cup El Mexicano® Bread Crumbs 

2 eggs

3 jalapenos, seeded and diced

3 tbsps. cilantro, chopped

1 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. lime juice

1 clove garlic, minced

Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking spray

Ingredients (Sauce)

1/2 cup El Mexicano® Crema Mexicana

2 tbsps. Tapatio hot sauce

1 tsp. El Mexicano® Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce, from the can

Salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

2. Combine ingredients for croquettes in a bowl. With a large cookie scoop, spoon large balls of croquette mixture onto pan. Lightly press down with back of spoon and spray with cooking oil. Place in oven for 10-15 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, combine ingredients for sauce in a bowl. Remove croquettes from oven and let cool slightly. Serve sauce on top of croquettes and garnish with more El Mexicano® Queso Fresco Casero® and cilantro.