Fresh Corn Salsa Recipe

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Florence Published: January 26, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Fresh Corn Salsa

This corn salsa is packed with crunchy corn, spicy jalapenos, and creamy avocado for a delightful snack that works great with tacos and burritos!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes


  • 3cupscorn kernels,(from 4 cobs of shucked sweet corn), raw
  • 1cupred onion,(½ medium onion), finely chopped
  • 1avocado,ripe, diced, optional
  • ½cupfresh cilantro,(1 bunch), finely chopped
  • 2medium jalapeños,finely chopped, *
  • ¼cuplime juice,(2 limes), to taste
  • 1tbspwhite wine vinegar
  • ¼tspchili powder
  • ¼tspground cumin
  • ½tspfine sea salt


  1. In a medium serving bowl, combine all of the ingredients. Stir to combine.

  2. For best flavor, allow the salsa to marinate for 20 minutes before serving.

  3. Adjust to taste, serve with chips, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • *Use 1 jalapeno for mild-medium salsa or 2 for more spicy salsa.
  • For more zing, add about 1 teaspoon more vinegar or 1 tablespoon more lime juice. 
  • For more flavor overall, add another pinch of salt. For more spice, add more jalapeño.
  • This salsa keeps well in the refrigerator, covered for 3 to 4 days.


  • Calories: 121.42kcal
  • Fat: 4.50g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.63g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.63g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.66g
  • Fiber: 3.59g
  • Sugar: 3.08g
  • Protein: 2.74g
  • Sodium: 153.30mg
  • Calcium: 13.50mg
  • Potassium: 322.62mg
  • Iron: 0.48mg
  • Vitamin A: 14.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.69mg
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