Now that you know the fastest, simplest way to cut corn kernels off the cob (thanks to this week’s Mad Genius Tips video), corn salads are a breeze. They’re also the perfect, portable dish to bring to summer cookouts. Here, 11 great corn salad recipes.
1. Charred Corn Salad with Mint, Parsley and Cilantro
This fast-and-easy warm salad is sweet, spicy, tangy and ready in just 30 minutes.
2. Warm Corn Chowder Salad with Bacon and Cider Vinegar
In this riff on corn chowder, corn is tossed with potatoes, bacon and cider vinegar.
3. Chipotle-Corn Salad
This spicy fresh-corn salad, with grilled sweet Vidalia onions and tart lime juice, is a perfect picnic dish.
4. Sweet Corn Salad with Green Beans and Hazelnuts
The perfect farmers’ market salad.
5. Raw Corn and Radish Salad with Spicy Lime Dressing
At its peak, fresh corn is delicious raw, straight off the cob. It’s even better tossed with radishes and a puckery lime dressing.
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6. Roasted Corn & Potato Salad
This no-fuss salad mixes roasted corn with potatoes in a creamy, slightly spicy dressing for a distinctive and flavorful combination.
7. Roasted Corn and Red Pepper Salad
Both the corn and the peppers are grilled for this terrific salad.
8. Corn and Green Bean Salad
This crunchy, colorful salad pairs blanched corn and green beans with an incredible dressing for a great throw-together meal.
9. Corn and Arugula Salad
For an ultra-simple salad, toss peppery arugula with fresh corn and lots of feta cheese.
10. Corn and Tilapia Salad
Cook buttery tilapia and corn together, then add a dose of crunch with onions, capers and cherry tomatoes for a great salad.
11. Corn and Bulgur Salad
This fantastic summer salad with sweet corn, healthful bulgur and pops of fresh lemon juice is the perfect accompaniment to a grilled dinner.