Mexican Street Corn Salad (Crazy Easy)
This easy recipe for Mexican street corn salad is full of texture and zest. Somewhere in between a salsa and salad, it’s great as a side dish or a dip!
Servings 4 servings
- 2 tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 lime juiced
- 1 garlic clove pressed
- 4 cups corn kernels (about 5-6 ears)
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 cup cotija cheese crumbled
- 1/4 cup green onion chopped
- 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
- 1 jalapeño diced
- 1/3 tsp chili powder
- salt to taste
In a large bowl, mix the mayonnaise with lime juice and garlic.
If you are starting from fresh corn on the cob, follow our guide on grilled corn. If you are using corn out of a bag, thaw it, drain it of excess liquid, and brown it with oil on high heat in a pan.
Add the corn into the bowl with the mayo dressing.
Add cotija cheese, green onion, cilantro, jalapenos, and chili powder. Toss the salad together and season it to taste with salt.
Serve the salad right away or keep it refrigerated until you're ready to serve it. Enjoy!
Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 403mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 714IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 1mg