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Prep Time:

10 min

Cook Time:

10-15 min (+ 10 min standing time)

Total Time:

20 min



This Mexican street food version of corn salad is creamy, cheesy and FLAMIN’ HOT® delicious.


How to make it

  • 1

    Lightly grease large cast-iron skillet and set over medium-high heat. In batches to avoid crowding, add corn. Cook, turning occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly charred and softened. Transfer to large plate and let cool for 8 to 10 minutes.

  • 2

    Using sharp knife, remove corn kernels from cobs.

  • 3

    In medium bowl, add corn kernels, garlic, butter, mayonnaise, hot sauce, lime juice, sour cream, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.

  • 4

    Fold in CHEETOS® FLAMIN’ HOT® Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks.

  • 5

    Transfer to serving plate. Garnish with queso fresco and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Tips & Tricks

  • Substitute frozen or grilled corn if desired.
  • Substitute queso fresco with crumbled feta cheese.

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