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Mexican Street Corn Salad

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

<p>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®&nbsp;Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican, mayo, lime juice, cilantro, and seasoned salt mixture, then topped with a diced avocado, bell pepper and onion.</p>

  • 4 ears sweet corn, husks removed
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
  • 1-1/2 cups Sargento® Shredded 4 Cheese Mexican - Fine Cut
  • 1 whole avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 ea. jalapeño pepper, seeded, diced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 ea. Lime wedge, optional
  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.
4 Reviews

5 out of 5

21 months ago

Made it this weekend and it was delicious. May add diced tomatoes next time. Why does the picture look as though it was all cooked in one pot? Didn't see that option.

William Lee

5 out of 5

2 years ago

I made this recipe and it turned out wonderful id make it again , it was very delicious ... Although one way I found to cut a corner is to purchase frozen roasted corn from Trader Joe's its a little faster that's all


5 out of 5

3 years ago

This was AMAZING!!


5 out of 5

3 years ago

We just made this tonight. It was delicious! We'll definitely make it again