Mexican Street Corn Salad


Our recipe for Mexican corn salad takes the flavors of elote (authentic Mexican street corn) and turns them into a fun side dish. Fresh corn picks up a wonderful grilled flavor as it's pan-roasted in Country Crock spread. It's then combined with authentic elote ingredients like cilantro, lime juice, and cotija cheese. Serve this as a side dish with any meal, or add tortilla chips and serve it as an appetizer or snack. Garnish with additional cilantro and cotija cheese if desired.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread

  • 6 cups fresh corn kernels

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 medium fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons grated cotija cheese

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice


  1. Melt Country Crock in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Working in batches if necessary to avoid overcrowding the skillet, add corn and salt. Cook and stir until slightly charred, about 5 minutes. Add jalapeños, garlic, and cumin; cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  2. Stir in mayonnaise, cilantro, cotija cheese, and lime juice. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

167 Calories
10g Fat
19g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 315mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 11mg 53%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 285mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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