Grilled Corn Salad Recipe

Grilled corn salad in a bowl
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.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Estimated Cost$10
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 People
Calories 47.5 kcal

Helpful Equipment


  • 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

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