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recipe image Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

With our recipe for Mexican Street Corn Salad, we've taken the flavors of Elote, authentic Mexican street corn, and turned it into a fun side dish. Fresh corn on the cob gets pan roasted in Country Crock Spread so it gets that wonderful grilled flavor. Then combine it with authentic Elote ingredients, like cilantro, lime juice and cotija cheese. This recipes makes a great side dish or serve it with tortilla chips for fun appetizer or snack.

With our recipe for Mexican Street Corn Salad, we've taken the flavors of Elote, authentic Mexican street corn, and turned it into a fun side dish. Fresh corn on the cob gets pan roasted in Country Crock Spread so it gets that wonderful grilled flavor. Then combine it with authentic Elote ingredients, like cilantro, lime juice and cotija cheese. This recipes makes a great side dish or serve it with tortilla chips for fun appetizer or snack.

  • Prep time20 min
  • Cooking time10 min
  • PortionsPortions 6

Ingredients

  • 6 ears corn on the cob
  • 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons grated Cotija cheese

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Instructions

  1. Remove corn from cob using a sharp knife. You should have about 6 cups.
  2. Melt Country Crock Spread in large nonskillet over high heat. Add corn and salt and cook until slightly charred, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Be careful not to overcrowd skillet or corn will steam. If necessary, char corn in 2 batches. Add jalapeno, garlic and cumin and cook one minute.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients. Serve warm or room temperature. Garnish with additional cilantro and cotija cheese if desired.