Sweet Corn Salad Wraps

5 from 2 reviews

Simple, light sweet corn salad wraps for the height of summer. Whether you serve this raw corn salad on butter lettuce, cabbage or simply on its own, be sure to top it with slices of creamy avocado and crispy tortilla strips.




  1. In a medium bowl, combine the raw corn kernels, onion, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, chili powder, cayenne pepper (if using) and the juice of two limes. Season with salt and pepper to taste and toss in a teaspoon of olive oil. Set aside for thirty minutes, if you can swing it.
  2. Remove 4 to 6 big cabbage/lettuce leaves (if using) from the head of cabbage/lettuce. I had trouble with this, I think it will be easier if you cut off the base first (head smack!). Place each leaf on its own small plate.
  3. In a small skillet (preferably cast iron) on medium-high heat, pour in enough oil to form a thin film on the surface. Add the tortilla strips, sprinkle with some salt and fry until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove tortilla strips from skillet and drain on a plate covered with a piece of paper towel.
  4. Halve and pit the avocado and slice into small strips, leaving the skin behind. Spoon about 1/2 cup of the salsa mixture onto each leaf, then top with crispy tortilla strips and avocado. Serve immediately.


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