Tuko Cantina Executive Chef Chris de la Cueva
1938 W. Division Street, Chicago
Tuko’s Elote Burger
Recipe for one burger:
1 8oz beef patty(80/20 ratio meat to fat)
1 slice of chihuahua cheese
½ cup grilled & shucked corn
1 ½ T mayo
½ roasted serrano chile, diced
½ T fresh lime juice
½ c sour cream
1 ½ T lime juice
1 chipotle pepper in adobo
Salt to taste
1/2T smoked paprika for garnish
Salt and Pepper for seasoning
In a mixing bowl; add the corn, mayo, serrano chile, and lime juice and mix together. Season with salt until your liking.
In a food processor; add the chipotle pepper, sour cream, lime juice. Blend until smooth.
Season with salt and pepper until liking.
In medium high cast iron skillet; put the seasoned beef patty in the pan. Cook to desired temperature. Two minutes before the beef patty is done top it with the chihuahua cheese.
Set the burger aside to rest; as it does toast the bun in the same pan.
Set the patty on the toasted bottom bun. Garnish the burger with the elote salad, chipotle crema, and sprinkle of smoked paprika. Add the Top Bun and eat and enjoy!!