1healthy pinch sea or Kosher saltplus more to taste
1ouncecotija or Parmesan cheesefinely crumbled/shredded
3scallion greensthinly sliced
1jalapeño pepperseeded and stemmed, minced
1tablespoonfresh lime juice
¼teaspoonchili powderplus more to taste
Place oil into a large cast iron or non-stick skillet over high heat until shimmering.
Add corn kernels and salt. Stir once or twice, then cook without disturbing until corn is charred on one side, about 2 minutes. Toss corn, stir, and repeat until charred on second side, about 2 minutes longer. Continue tossing and charring until well charred all over, about 10 minutes total. Transfer to a large bowl.
Add mayonnaise, cheese, scallions, jalapeño, lime juice, and chili powder and toss to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and more chili powder to taste.
Place rolls onto a serving platter, cut side up.
Place half of the Esquites on one side of each sandwich. On the opposite side of the roll, stack 4 bacon slices, 2 pieces of lettuce and tomato slices. Place sandwich halves together and open wide to eat and enjoy!