Esquites (Mexican Street Corn Salad)

Esquites (Mexican Street Corn Salad)
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 224.7
  • Total Fat: 13.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 24.5 mg
  • Sodium: 345.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 7.0 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    Butter, salted, 1 Tbsp
    *4 Corn on the Cobs
    Mayonnaise, 2 Tbsp
    *Cheese- Cotija- HEB, 2 oz
    Scallions, 1/2 Cup
    *Cilantro, 1/2 Cup
    *Green Chili Peppers, small can
    Garlic, 2 cloves
    Lime Juice, 1 Tbsp


Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet or wok over high heat until shimmering. Add corn kernels, season to taste with salt, toss once or twice, and cook without moving until charred on one side, about 2 minutes. Toss corn, stir, and repeat until charred on second side, about 2 minutes longer. Continue tossing and charring until well charred all over, about 10 minutes total. Transfer to a large bowl.

Add mayonnaise, cheese, scallions, cilantro, jalapeņo, garlic, lime juice, and chili powder and toss to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and more chili powder to taste. Serve immediately.

Serving Size: Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LESISBEST1963.