Grilled Corn Salad

Grilled Corn Salad

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Teressa Drenth


This recipe came together by taking ingredients from 3 different recipes and what I had in my kitchen cupboard! So yummy served with grilled chicken marinated in this recipe's dressing or as a lettuce wrap. It's all fresh - great after a farmer's market run. :)


★★★★★ 1 vote

2 Hr 20 Min



  • 2
    tomatillos, fresh, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch
    cilantro, fresh, minced
  • 1 small
    jalapeno, fresh, diced finely
  • 1 pkg
    italian dressing mix, dry
  • 2/3 c
    white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 c
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange marmalade
  • 1/4 c
    fresh lime juice

  • 3 pt
    grape tomatoes, cut in half
  • 6
    ears corn on the cob
  • 1 c
    cilantro, fresh, minced
  • 2 large
    avocado, diced

How to Make Grilled Corn Salad


  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a blender or food processor. Blend until very smooth, at least 1 minute. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. Heat grill to medium heat and grill shucked and cleaned corn ears directly over coals for 10 minutes or until roasted. Corn will have some grill marks and browning. This is perfect and will bring the sugar in the corn to the surface. Allow corn to cool 10 minutes. Slice kernels from the cob and set aside to cool completely.
  3. While corn is cooling, combine your grape tomatoes and cilantro. Combine corn and tomato mixture and chill at least one hour.
  4. After all recipe ingredients are completely chilled, combine corn and tomato with 1/2 the dressing or to taste. Once combined, dice avocados, and FOLD INTO the salad, keeping the avocado chunks as much intact as possible. Add a small amount of remaining dressing. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Grilled Corn Salad

Leave a Comment

20 Side Dishes That’ll Go Great With Grilled Meat

20 Side Dishes That’ll Go Great With Grilled Meat

The grill is heating up, chicken is marinating in the fridge, and burger patties are formed. Now what to serve alongside all the grilled goodness? We’ve put together 20 side dish recipes that will go great with grilled meat.

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue

Fourth of July may look a little different this year but it’s still our patriotic duty to enjoy delicious food. These scrumptious recipes are made with readily available ingredients and leftovers are just as good. Start with some Strawberry Salsa served with pita chips (tasty on top of chicken too). Grill Chipotle Lime Chicken and […]

15 Recipes You Can Make With a Bottle of Italian Dressing

15 Recipes You Can Make With a Bottle of Italian Dressing

We all have that partially used bottle of Italian dressing sitting in the fridge. If you’re staring at it wonder what can I use it for, we’ve got the answer. These 15 recipes all have Italian dressing as an ingredient and they’re not just pasta salad.