Spicy Corn Salad with Chilies and Cilantro

Spicy Corn Salad with Chilies and Cilantro
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Recipe type: Salads
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Ingredients
  • 1 tblspn Olive oil
  • 4 Ears corn, shaved
  • 1 to 2 jalapeno chilies, seeded and diced
  • Salt
  • 2 tsp Champagne vinegar
  • 4 tsp fresh lime juice
  • Cayenne pepper
  • 1 scallion, white and green parts thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs chopped Cilantro, fresh
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a wide skillet
  2. Add the corn, jalapenos, and ¼ tsp salt
  3. Saute over medium heat for 7-8 minutes, until the corn is tender
  4. Transfer to a bowl and toss the warm corn with the vinegar, lime juice, ¼ tsp salt, and a few pinches of cayenne
  5. When the corn is cool, add the sliced scallion and cilantro
  6. Season to taste with salt
  7. Toss in cherry tomatoes just before serving
Notes
For a spicier salad, add more cayenne or another chili. A great way to make use of summer corn.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 150 Fat: 2.7g Saturated fat: 0.4g Unsaturated fat: 0.7g Carbohydrates: 29.2g Sodium: 14.7mg Fiber: 2.9g Protein: 3.2g