Ecuadorian Grilled Corn with Cheese Salsa


Ecuadorian Grilled Corn with Cheese Salsa

Missionary Elise Gross – Latin America mission team
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Ecuadorian


  • 1 egg
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 3/4 cup oil
  • 6 oz shredded cheese
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro about 1 medium bunch
  • Salt to taste
  • 1-2 ears of corn per person


  • Blend the egg, crushed garlic, cilantro, pinch of salt, and 1/4 cup of oil in a blender.
  • Continue to blend and slowly add the rest of the oil until the sauce begins to thicken.
  • Add the shredded cheese and lemon juice and blend until you get a creamy sauce.
  • Taste and add salt as desired.
  • Spoon over roasted corn on the cob and enjoy!


This is a very popular way to eat corn in Ecuador.
Keyword Ecuador, Latin America