Fresh Corn Salsa

4.9 from 65 reviews

This fresh corn salsa recipe is the perfect summer appetizer! It’s made simply with sweet corn, onion, jalapeño, cilantro, lime and a dash of chili powder (avocado is optional). Recipe yields about 4 cups salsa.

fresh corn salsa recipe



  1. In a medium serving bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Stir to combine.
  2. Adjust to taste, if necessary: For more zing, add about 1 teaspoon more vinegar or 1 tablespoon more lime juice. For more flavor overall, add another pinch of salt. For more spice, add more jalapeño.
  3. For best flavor, allow the salsa to marinate for 20 minutes before serving. This salsa keeps well in the refrigerator, covered, for 3 to 4 days.


Recipe roughly adapted from my black bean salad

Corn options: I love raw sweet corn here, but you could also use frozen corn, defrosted and drained. Want more smoky flavor? Grill your corn before making this salsa!

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