Grilled Corn Salad Recipe
Savor the vibrant tastes of summer with our delightful vegan grilled lemon-lime corn salad. This fresh and zesty dish is a celebration of seasonal flavors, combining the natural sweetness of corn with the tangy citrus notes of lemon and lime. Bursting with color and nutrients, this plant-based salad is a perfect addition to any summer meal. It's incredibly easy to prepare and complements a wide range of main dishes, making it an ideal choice for BBQs, picnics, or any warm-weather gathering.
- 4 Ears Corn (husked)
- 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
- 1 Lime (zested & juiced)
- 1 Lemon (zested & juiced)
- 2 Tbsp. Cilantro (chopped fresh)
- ¼ tsp. Chili Powder
- ¼ tsp. Smoked Paprika
- ½ tsp. Sea Salt
- ¼ tsp. Black Pepper
- Preheat the grill or stovetop griddle over medium-high heat.
- Brush the corn with olive oil and place it on the grill.
- Cook for about 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally until the corn is lightly charred and cooked through.
- Once grilled, let the corn cool slightly.
- Using a sharp knife, carefully cut the kernels off the cob and place them in a mixing bowl.
- Add the lime and lemon zest and juice to the bowl, tossing the corn to coat it evenly.
- Sprinkle chili powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper over the corn mixture. Stir gently to combine.
- Add chopped cilantro to the salad and toss once more to incorporate the flavors.
- Serve the grilled lemon-lime corn salad as a refreshing and zesty side dish, perfect for summer gatherings.
Notes & Tips
Feel free to adjust the seasonings to suit your taste preferences. You can also add diced bell peppers, radishes, cherry tomatoes, or avocado for extra color and texture.
Calories: 47.5kcalCarbohydrates: 4.1gProtein: 0.6gFat: 3.9gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 2.7gSodium: 248.3mgPotassium: 103.9mgFiber: 1.3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 755.8IUVitamin C: 18.6mgCalcium: 16.3mgIron: 0.5mg