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Chevys Sweet Corn Tomalito

By Todd Wilbur

Score: 5.00. Votes: 5
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Other Mexican food chains such as Chi-Chi's 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 what's used to make tamales, and it can be found in your supermarket either with the corn meal and flour, or where 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. You may also use corn that's been cut fresh from the cob.

Source: Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2 by Todd Wilbur.

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Heather Violet
Dec 21, 2013, 22:00

Very good, I've made this several times and it turns out exactly like Chevy's. Have gotten many, many compliments! Thank you!

Dec 10, 2008, 22:00

Have made this recipe over a dozen times! Turns out great every time!

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