Appetizers & Side Dishes

Mexican Street Corn Salad Recipe

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories:
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Servings
4

Mexican street corn received a face lift with this refreshing summer salad. Sweet corn is brushed with a chipotle chili butter, then grilled, cut off the cob and tossed with Sargento® Shrerdded 4 Cheese Mexican, mayo, lime juice, cilantro, and seasoned salt mixture, then topped with a diced avocado, bell pepper and onion.

Ingredients
  • 4 ears sweet corn, husks removed
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 ea. jalapeño pepper, seeded, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 whole avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1-1/2 cups Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 ea. Lime wedge, optional
Directions
  1. Pre-heat grill
  2. Brush ears of corn with melted butter. Sprinkle each with chili powder. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Grill corn over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until lightly charred, rotating corn as it cooks. Remove from grill and set aside to cool.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, lime juice, cilantro and seasoned salt. Stir in cheese.
  5. Cut corn off of cob with a sharp knife and transfer to bowl with mayo and cheese mixture. Stir to combine.
  6. In another medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients except lime wedge.
  7. Spoon grilled corn salad into a bowl or serving dish and top with avocado mixture.
  8. Squeeze wedge of lime over salad and serve.
  9. OPTIONAL: Salad can be warmed in the oven until the cheese has melted, and served with the cold avocado mixture spooned on top.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34 grams
Saturated Fat 14 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 12 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 grams
Cholesterol 60 milligrams
Sodium 790 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 41 grams
Dietary Fiber 8 grams
Total Sugars 9 grams
Protein 16 grams
Vitamin A 113RE
Vitamin C 33mg 50%
Calcium 312mg 30%
Iron 2mg 8%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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