Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Tex - Mex Corn Salad

We make a lot of recipes that are referred to as Tex - Mex here in Texas. Here's a great Salad or Side Dish that has all of the ingredients needed to be referred to as Tex - Mex.

Tex - Mex Corn Salad

1 - 16 oz. Bag of Frozen Corn, thawed.
2 TBS Olive Oil
3 TBS Mayonnaise
4 oz. Mexican Cotija Cheese, crumbled + additional for Garnish.
2 TBS Fresh Lime Juice + additional for Garnish.
1 TBS Diced  Fresh Jalapeño Pepper
1 TBS Diced Red Onion
1/4 C finel chopped Fresh Cilantro
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
1/2 tsp Chile Powder
Salt and Pepper to taste.

In a Skillet on Medium High Heat:
Oil, until Hot.
Sauté for about 8 minutes, just until Charred.

In a Large Mixing Bowl:
Lime Juice
Chile Powder
Salt and Pepper
Mix to combine well.

Fold in:
Mix to combine well.

Refrigerate until cold.

Just prior to serving:
Drizzle with additional Fresh Lime Juice.
Sprinkle with additional Cheese.

Peace in the Kitchen!

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