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mexican street corn salad in a rustic bowl
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4.5 from 10 votes

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Loaded with flavor, freshness and a bit of a spicy kick, this Mexican Street Corn Salad is the perfect side dish.
Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: corn, easy salad, jalapeno, mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 247kcal


  • 4 cobs corn
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/4 cup diced jalapeno
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup cotija cheese divided


  • Grill the corn. Rub the corn on the cob with olive oil then season with salt and pepper. Grill over medium heat until the cobs have some color but aren't burned. When cool, cut the niblets off the cobs and put into a large bowl.
  • Mix the diced red bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno, mayonnaise, lime juice, chili powder, and chopped cilantro with the corn niblets. Mix well.
  • Fold in half the cotija cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Top with the remaining cheese and chill thoroughly before serving.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 338mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1490IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 1mg