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Mexican Charred Corn Salad

This is a light charred corn salad tossed in a simple Mexican vinaigrette. Tastes great served warm or cold!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 124
Author: Natalie


  • 4 fresh cobs of corn
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno seeded, ribs removed and diced small
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 2-3 tbs olive oil
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • salt & pepper


  • Char the corn on high heat preheated grill for about 5 minutes, turning every minute until evenly charred.
  • While the corn cools make the vinaigrette by combining lime zest, lime juice, olive oil, sugar, and salt & pepper to taste, whisking to combine.
  • Cut corn from the cob, add to the vinaigrette along with cilantro and jalapeno. Toss to combine.
  • Serve right away at room temperature, or refrigerate and serve cold. Will keep in fridge for 1 week.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 124 | Total Carbs: 23.9g | Protein: 3.5g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 2.6g | Net Carbs: 21g