Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn Salad

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Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn salad is a creamy, chilled salad that has all the ingredients of a jalapeno popper. Fresh grilled summer corn, jalapenos, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, bacon, green onion and shredded cheddar cheese combine to make a wonderful summer side dish.

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn Salad

 

The corn gives this savory salad a wonderful sweetness and crunch. I like to grill the corn first for extra flavor but you could cook the corn any way you like. The sweetness of the corn pairs so nicely with the heat of the jalapenos. And of course, bacon makes everything taste better.

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn Salad

 

Tips for making Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn Salad:

  • This recipe is very adaptable. Use pepper jack or swiss cheese instead of the cheddar cheese or leave the cheese out altogehter.
  • To make a lower fat version, use Greek yogurt instead of sour cream and reduced-fat cream cheese and light mayo.
  • Instead of grilling the corn, boil or steam it or use canned corn or frozen corn that has been cooked.
  • Use more or less jalapeno to alter the heat.

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn Salad

Other corn recipes to try:

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn Salad

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn Salad

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Corn salad is a creamy, chilled salad that has all the ingredients of a jalapeno popper. Fresh grilled summer corn, jalapenos, cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, bacon, green onion and shredded cheddar cheese combine to make a wonderful summer side dish.

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Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 235

Ingredients

  • 8 ears corn, husks and silk removed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 jalapenos, finely diced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Brush ears of corn with melted butter and season with salt and pepper. Wrap each ear of corn in a piece of aluminum foil.
  • Heat a grill to medium-high. Add corn. Grill for 15 minutes, rotating them every 5 minutes.
    Let cool and then cut kernels from the cobs.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, mayonnaise, and sour cream until smooth.
  • Mix in cumin and garlic powder.
  • Add corn, bacon, jalapenos, green onion, and cheddar cheese and stir to mix. Serve right away or chill until ready to serve.

Notes

Grilling the corn gives it extra flavor, but you can use boiled or steamed corn instead or even canned corn.

Nutrition

Calories: 235kcal

Jalapeno Popper Corn Salad

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  1. I modified your recipe someone on the salad but I love to cook so I look forward to your posts and if you email me I’ll send you some recipes that I think are really good

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