Grilled Corn and Poblano Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

 

Grilled Corn and Poblano Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

 

Whether you’re looking for a simple flavor-packed veggie salad for Cinco de Mayo, a summer cookout, or a weeknight dinner, this Grilled Corn and Poblano Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing is packed with fresh ingredients like sweet corn, poblano peppers, creamy avocado, and onion. Pair the salad with grilled flank steak, chicken or shrimp for an irresistible cook out favorite or make it a side dish for a Mexican-inspired meal.

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I shared this dish with the Southern Living Facebook audience during the summer of 2016 and it was a huge hit! I have received so many requests for the recipe and until now didn’t realize that it only lived on my Facebook page–NOT my blog. So, I decided to make it “official” so that you can keep coming back to find it again and again. Follow along with me during this broadcast to see just how easy it is to make. Best of all, you can make it ahead of time!

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Grilled Corn and Poblano Salad with Honey-Lime Dressing

  • Author: Holley Grainger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 cups 1x
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Ingredients

  • 3 ears fresh corn (shucked)
  • 1 onion (cut into rings)
  • 1 in poblano (cuthalf and seeds removed)
  • 1 in avocado (cuthalf and seed removed)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 1/2 Tbsp honey
  • 23 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (chopped)

Instructions

  1. Grill first 4 ingredients over medium-high eat until tender, around 5-10 minutes. Allow veggies to cool.
  2. Cut corn off husks and chop remaining vegetables. (Note, scoop grilled avocado out of skin the chip.)
  3. Transfer ingredients to a large bowl. Add tomatoes.
  4. Combine honey, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Whisk.
  5. Slowly drizzle in olive oil whisking until ingredients are combined.
  6. Add cilantro and dressing to salad: toss until coated and ingredients are combined.
  7. Serve immediately as a warm side or chill and serve as a cold salad or dip.