We just got home from our most recent trip to Mexico. Every time we are down there the food is always one of the highlights. That’s what inspired this Mexican Corn Salad recipe. It’s super easy to make and takes five minutes or less! Plus, it’s easy to customize it to your own taste.  

Mexican Corn Salad RecipeMexican Corn Salad Recipe

Yield: 5-6 

Prep Time: 5 min 

Total Time: 5 min 


3 cups fire roasted canned corn 

1 tbsp Lime juice

1 tbsp lime zest 

2 tbsp olive oil 

2 Jalapenos, diced seeds removed 

1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 

1 tsp chili powder 

1 tsp Tajin seasoning 

½ tsp cayenne 

¼ cup queso Fresco 


In a large bowl add all of the ingredients except queso fresco. 

Toss to combine 

Toss in the queso fresco and gently toss to combine/

If you’re like me, Mexican food might as well be the answer to life’s toughest questions. From nachos that will make your taste buds sizzle to tacos crafted with love and skill—there’s nothing quite like a good Mexican dish. And while all these dishes may top my list of favorites, there is still one more contender everyone in my household can agree on: corn salad!

This tried-and-true dish gets an exciting twist when it combines classic ingredients from south of the border into a flavorful experience that would even make the spice police swoon – yup, I’m talking about Mexican Corn Salad! It’s easy enough for a weeknight meal yet special enough for entertaining guests. Plus, its vibrant presentation means it looks just as delicious as it tastes. Let me show you how to put together this delightful side dish that needs no cooking but still packs plenty of flavor!

Yield: 6

Mexican Corn Salad

Mexican Corn Salad recipe

This salad recipe is the perfect combination of all your favorite Mexican food ingredients.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 3 cups fire roasted canned corn
  • 1 tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Jalapenos, diced seeds removed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp Tajin seasoning
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • ¼ cup queso Fresco


    In a large bowl add all of the ingredients except queso fresco.

    Toss to combine

    Toss in the queso fresco and gently toss to combine

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 94Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 267mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 2g

Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.

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