Frito Corn Salad is a delicious combination of corn kernels, bell peppers, onions, cheese, and Fritos corn chips covered in a creamy taco flavored dressing. It's salty, crunchy, creamy, and your new family favorite!
Mix all the salad ingredients except Fritos I a large mixing bowl.
Squeeze the lime half into a small mixing bowl, about 1 tablespoon of lime juice.
Add the remaining salad dressing ingredients.
Whisk the dressing ingredients together.
Pour the dressing over the salad.
Stir to coat.
Taste and adjust seasoning.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate a few hours or overnight.
Remove the salad from the refrigerator.
Add the Fritos corn chips and mix them in.
Garnish with some sliced green onion and cilantro if desired.
Expert Tip: Make this into a main course by adding cooked ground beef or chicken.
Instead of just green bell pepper use a mixture with red peppers and yellow peppers. It's so much prettier!
This delicious corn salad with Fritos is really, really, REALLY good with diced jalapenos.
Add a can of black beans which have been drained and rinsed.
Monterey Jack or Pepper Jack cheese work really well in this easy salad.
If you have a taste for spicy things try the Flamin' Hot Fritos! If you have a taste for spicy things try the Flamin' Hot Fritos! You can change the flavor of this great summer salad with a different kind of Fritos every time you make it!
Some people like the chips slightly crushed. The easiest way to do this is to lightly squeeze the bag.