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Sweet Corn Salsa

Sweet summer corn is the star of this fresh tasty salsa. Great served with chips, on chicken, fish or tacos.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 3 cups
Author: Tricia


  • 4 ears of sweet corn, or 4 cups frozen
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 a red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup loos packed chopped cilantro
  • the juice of 2 limes, or 3 limes if they are not really juicy
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
  • 4 small cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  • Cut the kernels off the cobs. Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the corn and quickly sauté for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the garlic and sauté for about 30 seconds. Remove from the heat and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and stir. Serve warm, room temperature or cold.


Check the seasoning and add additional salt or lime if needed.