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Creamy Corn Salad

Creamy Corn Salad

This Creamy Corn Salad is a delicious and refreshing side dish that is perfect for your next Mexican spread. It is so easy to make and can even be made ahead, making mealtime and entertaining a breeze. Serve it piled high on Fish Tacos or as a side to my Mexican Slow Cooked Beef. Made with corn, spring onions, coriander and a creamy, tangy dressing, it is bursting with flavour and perfect for your next easy weeknight dinner or relaxed weekend get-together!

Can you make Creamy Corn Salad ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the salad but hold off topping with feta and sliced jalapeños to retain maximum freshness. Store for up to 3 days in the fridge. Top with feta and jalapeños just before serving.

Is Creamy Corn Salad suitable for leftovers?

Creamy Corn Salad can be stored for up to 3 days in the fridge. Top with feta and jalapeños just before serving.

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Creamy Corn Salad

Creamy Corn Salad

  • Total Time: 12 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 4 cups frozen, fresh or tinned corn kernels
  • 2 spring onions/scallions, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander/cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tbsp whole egg mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 100 g Danish feta, crumbled
  • 1 fresh jalapeño, sliced (optional)

Instructions

  1. Steam the fresh or frozen corn by adding it to a microwave-safe container with a splash of water, and the lid ajar. Microwave for 2-3 minutes until cooked. Alternatively, bring a small pot of water to the boil and cook the corn for 2-3 minutes. Rinse in cold water and drain. If using tinned corn, simply drain it.
  2. Add the corn, spring onions, coriander, Parmesan cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, lime juice, salt, pepper and onion powder to a large bowl. Stir to combine.
  3. Crumble over the feta and top with sliced jalapeño, if using.

Notes

MAKE AHEAD

Prepare the salad but hold off topping with feta and sliced jalapeños to retain maximum freshness. Store for up to 3 days in the fridge. Top with feta and jalapeños just before serving.

LEFTOVERS

Store for up to 3 days in the fridge.

  • Author: Nicole
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 mins
  • Category: salad
  • Method: combine
  • Cuisine: European
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