Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe

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You’ll love this Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe for an easy salsa that’s super fresh! Colorful, healthy, and full of flavor; you might even say it’s better than Chipotle.

tortilla chip in Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat

Chipotle Corn Salsa Ingredients

This Chipotle Corn Salsa copycat will be a hit at any party. And it’s such a quick recipe to whip up. You can use canned corn, fresh corn, or even frozen corn. Whatever you have on hand. With fresh ingredients like red onion, jalapeños, and cilantro, you get a great crunch and bursts of flavor.

Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe in a bowl

You can serve this salsa as is, with tortilla chips. Or add it to so many other dishes, like tacos, burrito bowls, or even taco soup. There is so much flavor and texture here. You’ll love it! And it’s definitely more convenient than take out.

spoon filled with Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe

Love copycat recipes for popular take out dishes? Check out Starbucks Grilled Cheese Copycat Recipe, Keto Pumpkin Spice Latte (Starbucks Copycat Recipe), or Keto Cheddar Biscuits (Red Lobster Copycat). Easy recipes you can make at home!

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How To Make Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe

This is a wonderful, no-cook appetizer that comes together in minutes.

First, drain the cans of corn. Then dump corn into a mixing bowl.

Chop up half a red onion or, if you have a smaller onion, you can chop up the whole thing. Cut into the smallest pieces you can. Add to the mixing bowl.

Put on kitchen gloves and slice off the stems of the jalapeños. Cut the peppers in half lengthwise and carefully remove the seeds. Discard them.

fresh ingredients in Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe

Chop the jalapeños into small pieces and add to the bowl.

Grab the bunch of cilantro and cut off just the leaves. Discard the stems. Run your knife through the cilantro a few times to chop into small pieces. Add cilantro to bowl.

Slice lime in half. Squeeze juice into bowl. Sprinkle in salt.

Use a large spoon to toss ingredients all together. Now it’s ready to enjoy!

fresh corn salsa in a bowl

Cooking Tips

  • You can use canned corn, fresh corn, or even frozen (thawed) corn in this recipe
  • It’s helpful to wear gloves while cutting jalapeños, as the juices can irritate the skin
  • Use a lime juicer or your hands to squeeze out the fresh lime juice

dipping a chip into Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe

What Corn Do They Use At Chipotle?

Sweet corn is used at Chipotle. If you are creating copycat recipes, be sure to use sweet corn for an authentic taste.

copycat Chipotle corn salsa on a tortilla chip

What To Serve With Copycat Chipotle Corn Salsa

This flavorful salsa tastes awesome with classic dishes like Mexican Beef Enchiladas Recipe, Instant Pot Mexican Rice, and Air Fryer Nachos.

Or make chips to enjoy with this salsa. Check out these easy recipes: 2 Ingredient Keto Chips (Low Carb, Gluten-Free and So Crunchy!), Baked Cuban Plantain Chips Recipe – Healthy and Crispy!, or Air Fryer Tortilla Chips. You’ll love the taste of homemade chips.

tortilla chip in corn salsa with red onion and jalapeños

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Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe

You'll love this Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe for an easy salsa that's super fresh! Colorful, healthy, and full of flavor; you might even say it's better than Chipotle.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Salsa
Keyword: Chipotle Corn Salsa Copycat Recipe
Cooking Method: No-Cook
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 140kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • First, drain the cans of corn. Then dump corn into a mixing bowl.
  • Chop up half a red onion or, if you have a smaller onion, you can chop up the whole thing. Cut into the smallest pieces you can. Add to the mixing bowl.
  • Put on kitchen gloves and slice off the stems of the jalapeños. Cut the peppers in half lengthwise and carefully remove the seeds. Discard them.
  • Chop the jalapeños into small pieces and add to the bowl.
  • Grab the bunch of cilantro and cut off just the leaves. Discard the stems. Run your knife through the cilantro a few times to chop into small pieces. Add cilantro to bowl.
  • Slice lime in half. Squeeze juice into bowl. Sprinkle in salt.
  • Use a large spoon to toss ingredients all together. Now it's ready to enjoy!

Notes

  • You can use canned corn, fresh corn, or even frozen (thawed) corn in this recipe
  • It's helpful to wear gloves while cutting jalapeños, as the juices can irritate the skin
  • Use a lime juicer or your hands to squeeze out the fresh lime juice
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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1280IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg
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