Cajun Spicy Chorizo Corn Salad
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Cajun Spicy Chorizo Corn Salad

Cajun Spicy Chorizo Corn Salad is a perfect side to serve at a summer BBQ. Serve alongside your favourite burgers, grilled sausages or sizzling steaks. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cajun Spicy Chorizo Corn Salad
Calories: 7061kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 12oz cans of peaches and cream corn
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper
  • 1/3 cup minced red onion
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp dry thyme
  • 2 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 Tbps chopped basil
  • 1 Tbps chopped mint
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1/2 cup chopped chorizo

Instructions

  • Add butter and corn to a large pot on medium heat.
  • Sautee corn for approximately 15 minutes, stirring the bottom regularly with a spoon to ensure it is cooked evenly. Remove the corn from the pot once it has caramelized (turning a light brown). Place corn in a large mixing bowl and let cool.
  • Return pot to the stove and add olive oil and sweet peppers. Cook on medium heat for 10 minutes, until tender.
  • Add salt, pepper, paprika, garlic, onion powder, thyme, and oregano. Once incorporated add mixture to your bowl and stir together with cooled corn.
  • Add onion, basil, mint, and lime juice. Store in the fridge until ready to eat.
  • In a small fry pan on medium heat add finely chopped chorizo and stir for 5 minutes until crispy.
  • Serve the salad in a large bowl and top with crispy fried chorizo.

Nutrition

Serving: 1salad | Calories: 7061kcal | Carbohydrates: 1403.3g | Protein: 260.2g | Fat: 146.1g | Saturated Fat: 35.7g | Sodium: 1933mg | Potassium: 20735mg | Fiber: 210.8g | Sugar: 257.1g | Calcium: 2410mg | Iron: 35.8mg