Mexican Street Corn Salad Recipe: This Creamy Elote Salad Recipe Is a Fresh, Flavorful Side Dish by Donna John

Mexican Street Corn Salad Recipe: This Creamy Elote Salad Recipe Is a Fresh, Flavorful Side Dish

If you're looking for a fun, fresh side dish recipe for chickenbeef, pork, seafood or for taco night, here it is! This easy Mexican street corn salad recipe whips up in minutes and complements almost any meal.

Enjoy this delicious Mexican recipe as a side dish, or even as a light lunch or dinner. So simple and so good!

Cuisine: Mexican/American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 10


  • 4 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 4 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese, plus more for garnish
  • 1 1/2 - 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 - 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 5 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put everything into a bowl. Mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings to your liking. Garnish with more cotija and fresh cilantro.

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Donna John
I made this to go with our tacos on Taco Eve. So simple to make and loaded with flavor. I loved that it was served at room temperature, so one less thing to have to cook or keep warm.
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
How amazing, Donna John ! Looks incredibly simple and flavorful. #yum
This sounds wonderful...

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