Mexican Street Corn Salad

Have you ever had Mexican Street Corn Salad? It’s absolutely amazing, and if you haven’t tried it yet, I highly recommend you go out and try it or make it yourself right at home. I was always a little skeptical about it at first. My husband would always try to get me to taste it and I just wasn’t budging. I mean, mayonnaise on corn? That just didn’t sound right to me haha. Now that I’ve had it I don’t understand why I waited so long to try it… don’t be like me and miss out!

Mexican Street Corn Salad

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is a creamy, crunchy and tasty salad all in one. It can easily feed a group of people or works perfectly fine with for your family! I love this dish because it can be also used as a dip. Toasted corn kernels mixed with Cotija cheese, mayonnaise, a bit of jalapenos, and fresh cilantro. This is recipe is perfect for parties or pairing with grilled meats!

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

If you love corn as much as I do, you should also check out these other recipes for Creamed Corn, Corn Fritters or Creamy Skillet Corn.

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is a creamy, crunchy and tasty salad all in one. It can easily feed a group of people or works perfectly fine for your family! 
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 2-3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 4 Cups Frozen corn
  • 1 Jalapeño (seeded and diced)
  • 3-4 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons Cotija cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Chopped cilatro
  • 1 Teaspoon Chili powder
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Kosher salt (to taste)
  • Pinch of smoked paprika

Instructions
 

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add corn and jalapeño, and cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly charred, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Stir in mayonnaise, cotija cheese, cilantro, chili powder, smoked paprika, garlic powder, kosher salt and lime juice.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro and Cotija Cheese. Enjoy!

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