Fiesta Corn Chip Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


10 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
This Frito corn salad is always requested by friends and family! Super easy and great alongside just about any main course. Quick tip: wait on adding Fritos until you're about to serve as they tend to get soggy after a few hours. —Mandy Mckinnon, North Canton, Ohio
Fiesta Corn Chip Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cans (15-1/4 ounces each) whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 cups 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
  • Minced fresh cilantro, optional


  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. If desired, sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 463 calories, 35g fat (9g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 789mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein.