Spicy Corn Salsa - A Bold and Flavorful Appetizer

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Spicy Corn Salsa - A Bold and Flavorful Appetizer
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 20, 2023

This spicy corn salsa is a delicious and vibrant appetizer that packs a flavorful punch. Made with fresh corn, tomatoes, jalapenos, and other bold ingredients, this salsa is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. It's perfect for scooping up with tortilla chips or serving alongside grilled meats. Get ready to impress your guests with this easy and tantalizing salsa recipe.


  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the corn, tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno, and garlic.
  2. In a separate small bowl, mix together the lime juice, olive oil, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the corn mixture and toss until well combined.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  5. Serve chilled with tortilla chips or as a topping for grilled meats.

Interesting Facts

  • Corn is a staple ingredient in Mexican cuisine and adds a delightful sweetness to this salsa.
  • The spice level of this salsa can be adjusted by adding more or fewer jalapenos.
  • This salsa can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.