Warm Fiesta Corn Salsa Recipe

A Mexican-inspired meal will not be complete without some salsa. Contrary to the belief, salsa is more than just a sauce. Dressed in a wide variety of vegetables, it greatly enhances the flavor of the dish. Let us show you how to make a delicious corn salsa recipe made colorful with bell peppers now!

The secret to the success of this absolutely wonderful dish is the process of sauteing. Once the ingredients are cooked together, it will release the natural sweetness. The spice coming from the chili and paprika provides a balance to the overall flavor of this corn salsa recipe.

Serve this during Taco Tuesdays or whenever you feel like having some Mexican food. It’s a big plus if you add this corn salsa to your burger or sandwich. Drizzle some hot sauce if you want it to have a kick. For more salsa recipes, feel free to try the copycat Chipotle mild salsa Pico de Gallo.

Warm Fiesta Corn Salsa Recipe Video

How to make Warm Fiesta Corn Salsa

A sweeter twist to the salsa.

  • 3 cups corn kernels
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ⅛ tbsp salt
  • ⅓ cup red onion (chopped)
  • ⅓ cup red bell pepper (chopped)
  • ⅓ cup green finger chili (chopped)
  • ⅓ cup green bell pepper (chopped)
  1. Grease the skillet with the butter and saute with corn.

  2. When the corn starts to caramelize, add the red onion and bell peppers and stir.

  3. Add the green finger chili, then season with salt and smoked paprika.

  4. Mix together thoroughly. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!

How to make Warm Fiesta Corn Salsa

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A sweeter twist to the salsa.

Cooking: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 3 cups corn kernels
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • tbsp salt
  • cup red onion chopped
  • cup red bell pepper chopped
  • cup green finger chili chopped
  • cup green bell pepper chopped

Instructions

  1. Grease the skillet with the butter and saute with corn.

  2. When the corn starts to caramelize, add the red onion and bell peppers and stir.

  3. Add the green finger chili, then season with salt and smoked paprika.

  4. Mix together thoroughly. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 8mg
  • Calories: 122kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 249mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 501mg
  • Sugar: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 778IU
  • Vitamin C: 30mg
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Commonly Asked Questions

How can I have the best salsa experience?

You’d think that eating salsa alone will let you have the full flavor explosion experience. That is quite true, however, there is another way you can fully enjoy salsa. After cooking, let your salsa sit for a couple of minutes. Let its juice fully coat — or marinate — the rest of your ingredients. This will help in consolidating all the flavors of the salsa.

What if I want a thicker salsa?

If you want to have a thicker feel to your salsa, simply add a tablespoon of cornstarch while cooking.

When is the best time to buy corn?

Usually, corn takes more than a couple of weeks to harvest. Farmers know that their corn is ready to be picked 20 days after its first ‘silk’ has emerged. The months of May and June (depending on the type of corn) will be the best time for you to go to the market and grab some.

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Conclusion

This corn salsa recipe is great for tacos and is good even on its own! We guarantee that you will love its earthy and sweet flavor. After having a taste of this fresh appetizer, you will never want to have anything else.

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