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Fiesta Corn Chip Salad Recipe

Fiesta Corn Chip Salad Recipe

Whenever I bring this corn salad to a gathering, the recipe is always requested! Quick and easy and great alongside just about any main course!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (9-1/4 ounces) chili cheese-flavored corn chips, crushed


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the corn, cheese, red pepper, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Chill until serving. Just before serving, stir in corn chips. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 463 calories, 35 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 789 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.

Reviews for Fiesta Corn Chip Salad

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Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"I made this for a picnic, was worried it was too heavy for the "light "eaters but it was gone before all the other salads! My future son in law asked to lick the bowl!"

Reviewed Aug. 5, 2013

"This is pretty darn good! Couldn't find Chili Cheese Fritos so I just used regular ones and added a bit of chili powder. Also just added the Fritos as a garnish to the top cause I didn't want them to get soggy!  Added some Vidalia onion and a few halved cherry tomatoes as well."

Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"my supervisor made this for our carry in last Friday I ate so much it was s o good. she told me to get it here, it was good however I was sad to see the calorie count Lol! she did use light mayo!"

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2013

"My daughter and I loved it."

Reviewed Aug. 26, 2012

"I've been making this recipe for years. And have since just tweaked it just a tad. Not much. Normally red bells are more expensive in my neck of the woods, so I usually add small diced green bells, and about a 1/2 tsp of cumin. But as is, the recipe is a keeper. Originally a family friend brought over the dish and that's how it came to be loved by my family. It's soo simple."

Reviewed May. 4, 2012

"Been making a version of this for years now. I sometimes use half lite sour cream for some that mayo-and for sure use light mayo in the recipe. It's amazing."

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