Mexican Corn Salad (Esquites)
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Serves: 4
This Mexican street food is going to win hearts!
  • 2½ cups canned sweet corn (remove the liquid)
  • 2 tablespoons cojita cheese (or feta cheese) - crumbled
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • ½ tablespoon paprika
  • ½ tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2½ tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ½ medium jalapeno chopped
  • 3 tablespoons coriander
  1. Take the sweet corn and add cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, red chili pepper flakes, dried oregano, garlic powder and sea salt to it.
  2. Add the juice of one lime and the coriander to this and mix well.
  3. Mix the mayonnaise thoroughly into the sweet corn.
  4. Garnish with crumbled cojita (or feta) cheese and chopped jalapeno before serving.
You can use feta cheese instead of cojita cheese if the latter isn't available in your country.
Recipe by Scrambled Chefs at