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Chevys Sweet Corn Tomalito Recipe
Chevys Sweet Corn Tomalito
By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Side Dish
Calories: 30
Cook Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Recipe Rating: 5.0 (5 reviews)
 
Other Mexican food chains such as Chi-Chis and El Torito call it "Sweet Corn Cake." But at Chevys, the corn-filled, pudding-like stuff that's served with most entrees is known as "Tomalito." That masa harina in there corn flour is whats used to make tamales, and it can be found in your supermarket either with the corn meal and flour, or wherever the other Mexican/Spanish items are stocked. Everything else here is basic stuff. While other corn cake recipes may require canned corn or canned cream-style corn, Chevys "no cans in the kitchen" commandment requires that we use frozen corn for a proper clone. Of course, you may also use corn that's been cut fresh from the cob, if you're up for the task.

Source: "Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2" by Todd Wilbur.

4 cups frozen corn, thawed
1/3 cup butter, softened
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Heather Violet  
Submitted on: 12/22/13
Very good, I've made this several times and it turns out exactly like Chevy's. Have gotten many, many compliments! Thank you!
Danielle  
Submitted on: 12/11/08
Have made this recipe over a dozen times! Turns out great every time!
Sandra  
Submitted on: 12/18/06
Taste exactly like the restaurant! Fantastic!
Lisa Carey  
Submitted on: 09/14/05
SO GOOOD!!!! As usual everyone in the family loves it...Thanks
San Diego Fan  
Submitted on: 07/21/05
Made this recipe and ate the whole thing. Just like at the restaurant. SOOO GOOD!!!