Mexican Street Corn Salad
4 months ago

Mexican Street Corn Salad

This irresistibly easy corn salad has all the flavors of classic Mexican street corn!

4 servings
Preparation time: 30 minutes


4 ears of corn, husked
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
⅛ teaspoon paprika
Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
2 ounces Cotija cheese or Parmesan, crumbled (about ½ cup), plus more for serving
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for serving
Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper


  1. Prepare grill for medium heat.
  2. Grill corn, turning occasionally, until tender and charred, 8-10 minutes; let cool slightly. Cut kernels from cobs and transfer to a medium bowl.
  3. Whisk mayonnaise, lime juice, paprika, cayenne (if using), 2 ounces Cotija cheese, and 2 tablespoons cilantro in a large bowl; season with salt and pepper. Dressing can be made 2 days ahead; cover and chill in refrigerator until ready to use.
  4. Add corn and toss to combine. Top with more cheese and cilantro.

Recipe source: Bon Appétit

Mexican Street Corn Salad