Mexican Street Corn Salad



Mexican Street Corn Salad

Picture yourself strolling through the vibrant streets of Mexico, the enticing aroma of grilled corn wafting through the air. Now, bring that experience to your own kitchen with our delightful recipe for Mexican Street Corn Salad. This dish captures the essence of Mexican street food with a burst of flavors and textures that will transport you to the lively markets of Mexico City.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups of fresh corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup cotija cheese, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat a grill or grill pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Grill the corn kernels until they develop a char, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the grilled corn, mayonnaise, cotija cheese, cilantro, red onion, lime juice, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  4. Toss everything together until well combined.
  5. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  6. Serve cold, garnished with extra cotija cheese and cilantro.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 7 minutes | Total Time: 22 minutes

Serves: 4

A refreshing and zesty Mexican Street Corn Salad that’s perfect for summer gatherings or as a tasty side dish for your favorite Mexican dishes.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 220 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 5g

Picture yourself sharing this delightful salad with friends and family, the laughter echoing the joyous spirit of Mexican street festivals. With its vibrant colors and bold flavors, our Mexican Street Corn Salad is not just a dish; it’s a celebration on your plate. Bring the fiesta to your home and savor every bite of this delicious journey through the heart of Mexico.

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