Mexican Street Corn Salad

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  • Have you ever had Mexican Street Corn? It is the thing dreams are made of. Drenched in butter, cheese, lime and crema Mexicana, they finger licking good.

    Traditional Mexican street corn is turned into the best Mexican Street Corn Salad ever! Lime, Mexican cheese with avocado, red onions and crema mexicana. #mexicanstreetcornsalad #cornsalad www.savoryexperiments.com

    Traditional Mexican street corn is turned into the best Mexican Street Corn Salad ever! Lime, Mexican cheese with avocado, red onions and crema mexicana.

    The only problem with grilled corn is the fact that they also make a tremendous mess, which is why I only make them at home. I need a napkin, privacy and dental floss immediately.

    Even with the fun little corn holders, you have to get your hands dirty. But what would happen if you took all of the goodness of Mexican street corn and put it into a salad that only required a fork? Mexican Street Corn Salad, foodie friends!

    Mexican Street Corn is a the best grilled corn smothered in Crema Mexicana, lime juice, cheese butter and cilantro. A great BBQ side dish recipe!
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    Magic. That is what happens. Instead of just sticking with the traditional Mexican street corn ingredients, I took the liberty of adding avocado, because it is fabulous, red onion and hot sauce.

    I used Sriracha, which messes up the whole Latin theme, but taste AH-mazing! Spicy, sweet and savory all in one dish.

    Mexican Corn Salad Recipe - Traditional Mexican street corn is turned into the best salad ever. Lime, Mexican cheese with avocado, red onions and crema mexicana. It's so good, just grab a spoon! www.savoryexperiments.com

    And you don’t have to serve Mexican Street Corn Salad with Mexican inspired foods, serve it with anything. Steak, burgers, grilled chicken, salad and more. You can even mix it into a leafy green salad, burrito or quesadilla.

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    Traditional Mexican street corn is turned into the best Mexican Street Corn Salad ever! Lime, Mexican cheese with avocado, red onions and crema mexicana. #mexicanstreetcornsalad #cornsalad www.savoryexperiments.com

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    Mexican Corn Salad Recipe - Traditional Mexican street corn is turned into the best salad ever. Lime, Mexican cheese with avocado, red onions and crema mexicana. It's so good, just grab a spoon!
    Mexican Street Corn Salad
    Prep Time
    15 mins
    Total Time
    15 mins
     

    Traditional Mexican street corn is turned into the best Mexican Street Corn Salad ever! Lime, Mexican cheese with avocado, red onions and crema mexicana. 

    Course: Side Dish
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Keyword: corn salad, mexican street corn
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 170 kcal
    Ingredients
    • 6 ears corn grilled
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1 avocado cubed
    • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
    • 1 cup queso cotija or queso fresco
    • 1/3 cup crema Mexicana
    • 1/3 cup cilantro coarsely chopped, plus more for garnishing
    • 1 teaspoon Maldon sea salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon chile powder
    • Hot sauce optional
    Instructions
    1. Cut corn off cob and place in a large mixing bowl.
    2. Add lime juice, cubed avocado, red onion, cheese of choice, crema Mexicana, chopped cilantro, Maldon sea salt and chile powder. Toss well.
    3. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish with additional cilantro and hot sauce, I used Sriracha.
    4. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

    Nutrition Facts
    Mexican Street Corn Salad
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 170 Calories from Fat 90
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 10g 15%
    Saturated Fat 3g 15%
    Cholesterol 21mg 7%
    Sodium 555mg 23%
    Potassium 330mg 9%
    Total Carbohydrates 17g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
    Sugars 5g
    Protein 5g 10%
    Vitamin A 7.4%
    Vitamin C 11.1%
    Calcium 11.5%
    Iron 3.4%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

     

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