Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican street corn salad This zesty Mexican Street Corn Salad is simple to put together using tasty, fresh ingredients. It’s ideal as a lunchtime snack or for lunch or dinner!

Also known as elote salad, is a delicious and ultra flavorful salad that has become a popular favourite among food lovers worldwide. It is made using grilled or pan-fried corn, mixed with spices, herbs and other ingredients that add texture, flavour and colour to the dish. It is so easy to make and so satisfying that it’s the ideal choice when you’re in the mood for a light, refreshing and super flavorful meal.

Has Mexican Street Corn Salad ever been tried? It doesn’t matter if you’ve had it before or have only seen pictures of it on TikTok, where it has become rather popular. This savoury, cold salad is definitely worth making. All you need for a tasty salad is some corn, butter, garlic and a variety of seasonings! You may eat it cold or hot, depending on your preference!


Ten minutes for preparation


20 minutes in Total

Recipe By: Incredible Recipes



Ingredients for Mexican street corn salad:

  1. Two Tablespoons unsalted butter
  2. Two 15-oz cans of drained maize
  3. Two minced garlic cloves
  4. One chopped jalapeño
  5. ½ cup mayonnaise
  6. 1/4 cup heavy cream for whipping
  7. One-half teaspoon of chilli powder
  8. One-half teaspoon of paprika
  9. One-half teaspoon of cumin
  10. Half a teaspoon of salt
  11. ½ cup crumbled fresco cheese
  12. ⅓ finely chopped cilantro
  13. 1 tablespoon lime juice
  14. Zest from 1 lime
  15. Additional cilantro for garnishing


Instructions for Mexican street corn salad:

  • Add the butter and corn to a large skillet over low to medium heat, and simmer for five to seven minutes. Cook the garlic for a further two minutes, or until aromatic. When finished, take the mixture from the heat and pour it into a sizable mixing basin.
  • Add the queso fresco, whipping cream, spices, chopped jalapeño, and mayo. Using a wooden spoon, toss everything together until everything is well incorporated.
  • Toss again after adding the zest and lime juice.
  • Add more queso fresco, paprika, lime slices, and cilantro as garnish.

This corn salad can be eaten on its own or as a side dish with crisp tortilla chips or fresh tortillas. Savour it warm or cold straight out of the refrigerator.


Reasons to Enjoy the Mexican Corn Salad:
This recipe is quite easy to make. This Mexican Street Corn Salad comes together quickly—a few minutes at most.
Add or subtract items to suit your tastes and make this corn salad uniquely yours.

You may eat the Mexican Street Corn Salad at any time of day because it is so adaptable. It’s convenient to eat whenever you’re craving something nice and light, whether at home or on the road.

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