Serve this Crunchy & Colourful Corn Salad as a refreshing side dish alongside grilled chicken or fish. It’s best after letting the flavours mesh for at least 30 minutes, which makes it a perfect dish to bring to your next potluck or party.
Feel free to customize the recipe by adding other ingredients like cherry tomatoes, black beans, avocado, or a dash of hot sauce for some extra flavor. Ready to make this Crunchy & Colourful Corn Salad? Let’s cook!
- 2 cups cooked corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned)
- 1 cup diced bell peppers (assorted colors for variety)
- 1 cup diced cucumber
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (optional)
- 1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts or almonds
- Juice of 2 limes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked corn, diced bell peppers, diced cucumber, diced red onion, and chopped cilantro.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, honey or maple syrup, salt, and pepper until well combined.
- Pour the dressing over the corn and vegetable mixture and toss gently to coat.
- Sprinkle the crumbled feta cheese (if using) and chopped roasted peanuts or almonds over the salad.
- Give the salad one final toss to combine all the ingredients.
- Refrigerate for about 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
- Serve the crunchy and colorful corn salad as a refreshing side dish or even as a light meal on its own.
Enjoy your tasty and vibrant corn salad!