Warm summer corn salad

EsquitesThis creamy summer corn salad is a flavorful way to use fresh from the garden sweet corn this summer!


  • 4 ears of corn, shucked and removed from cob
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 cup scallions, finely chopped
  • 1 cup jalapeno, finely chopped and seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 ounces Cotija cheese, grated (about 1/2 cup)


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of corn. Cook, without stirring, 3 minutes or until corn begins to brown on bottom. Stir and cook 3 minutes or until most of the kernels are browned. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining corn.
  2. Combine mayonnaise, lime juice, cilantro, garlic and jalapeno in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add corn; toss to combine. Sprinkle cheese over corn; serve warm.

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