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Mexican Street Corn Salad in a bowl.

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!
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Mexican Street Corn Salad, Street Corn Salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 286kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 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.
    Street corn salad dressing ingredients in a bowl.
  • 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.
    Grilled corn on a cob.
  • Add the corn into the bowl with the mayo dressing.
    Corn combined with the salad dressing on a tray.
  • Add cotija cheese, green onion, cilantro, jalapenos, and chili powder. Toss the salad together and season it to taste with salt.
    Seasoned Mexican street corn salad.
  • Serve the salad right away or keep it refrigerated until you're ready to serve it. Enjoy!
    Mexican Street Corn Salad in a bowl.


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