This Corn Salsa recipe is a Chipotle copycat with corn, peppers, onions, and cilantro. It can be eaten with chips or on top of chicken, tacos, or fish!
Corn on the cob season is in full swing and we are loving it! I made some tacos recently and was craving fresh salsa to put on top. So, I made a quick bowl of this corn salsa and had to share the recipe with you.
Where is the corn salsa recipe? In this post, I will share step-by-step instructions with photos for how to make the salsa, as well as answering FAQs about the recipe and sharing a short video showing the recipe in motion. But you can go directly to the recipe by scrolling down to the bottom of the post.
It’s super easy to make corn salsa! Simply put the corn, peppers, onions, cilantro, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and lime juice into a bowl. Stir everything together and the salsa is ready to eat! It’s that simple.
Should I use fresh, frozen, or canned corn?
All three will work in this corn salsa recipe. To use fresh corn, cut it right off of the cob. When using canned corn, drain it first. If you go with frozen corn, be sure to thaw it ahead of time.
What else can I add?
This recipe is easily adaptable! You can add other diced vegetables such as tomatoes, bell peppers or cucumbers. Or add diced fruit such as pineapple, mangos, or avocado. If you want some protein, you can also add black beans and black-eyed peas.
Is corn salsa healthy?
Corn salsa is the perfect recipe to make for when you need an appetizer or side dish that is good for you. You can
Can it be made ahead of time?
This is an excellent recipe to make ahead of time. Mix everything together and store it in an airtight container in the fridge. The flavors will blend together overnight.
Can you freeze corn salsa?
Yes, you can freeze this corn salsa in an air-tight container for up to 3 months. Place in the fridge to thaw.
Ways To Use This Salsa
Most people use salsa as a chip dip but it can also be used as a side dish/salad. Here are a few more recipes that would be delicious with corn salsa.
Corn salsa is the perfect way to add flavor and crunch to your grilled chicken.
Make a slow cooker nacho bar for your next party or potluck and include this salsa as one of the toppings.
Chipotle chicken tacos are packed with flavor and corn salsa makes them even better!
This walking taco recipe is perfect for feeding a crowd at a backyard bash or party and needs salsa on top.
Looking For More Salsa Recipes? Try These Next:
Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips is a healthy appetizer that everyone loves! This fruit salad is super easy to make and is perfect for so many occasions.
This Pineapple Salsa recipe has a delicious combination of sweet and spicy. It can be served with grilled chicken or fish or as an appetizer with chips.
Watermelon Salsa is so fun when served from a watermelon bowl! It is delicious with chips or on top of grilled chicken, salmon, or tacos.
Cowboy Caviar is a healthy appetizer that is perfect for parties! Serve as a salsa with tortilla chips or as a flavorful side salad with chicken and fish.