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Mexican corn salad recipe
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Mexican corn salad recipe

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is the perfect summer recipe when good corn is in season!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Mexican corn salad recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 253kcal
Author: Luda huang


  • bowl


  • 3 cups corn kernels fresh or frozen
  • 1 red bell pepper cored seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 Yellow bell pepper seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeds and ribs removed then finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup cotija cheese finely grated


  • Melt the butter in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add the corn to the pan and cook for 3-5 minutes or until lightly charred. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a large bowl, Let the corn cool to room temperature, then place it in a bowl with the red bell pepper, Yellow bell pepper, onion, jalapeno, and chopped cilantro. combine the mayo and lime juice.
  • then add the cheese, pepper, and salt. Season to taste and serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 251mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1520IU | Vitamin C: 109mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 1mg