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Scoop-able Corn Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 6 ears of corn
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, minced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 5 strips of bacon, chopped
  • 1/2 cup queso fresco, crumbled
  • 4 cups Fritos Scoops Corn Chips
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Steps

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium high heat.
  2. Rub each ear of corn with oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Grill until lightly charred, turning as needed.
  4. Remove the corn from the pan and allow to cool slightly.
  5. Using a sharp knife remove the kernels from the cob and add to a large bowl.
  6. Add avocado, onion, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, bacon and queso fresco.
  7. In a small bowl whisk together the lime juice and zest, sour cream, honey, smoked paprika.
  8. Slowly whisk in the olive oil.
  9. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Toss the dressing with the corn salad.
  11. Break 1 cup of Fritos Scoops into pieces and fold into the salad.
  12. Use the remaining Fritos for scooping the salad.