5 from 3 votes

Mexican Corn Salad

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This Mexican Corn Salad is hard to beat for delicious meal prepped lunches. It's healthy, vegetarian, fresh and spicy at the same time. Topped with quorn chicken pieces, a hint of lime and a sprinkle of coriander. Yum!
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
£1.05
Makes: 4
Salad
Mexican
corn salad, mexican sweetcorn, sweetcorn salad

 

Mexican Corn Salad

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5 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
£1.05
Salad
Mexican
corn salad, mexican sweetcorn, sweetcorn salad
Servings: 4
This Mexican Corn Salad is hard to beat for delicious meal prepped lunches. It's healthy, vegetarian, fresh and spicy at the same time. Topped with quorn chicken pieces, a hint of lime and a sprinkle of coriander. Yum!

Ingredients

  • 300 g frozen quorn chicken pieces (£1.70)
  • 1 kg of frozen sweetcorn (£0.85)
  • Mixed chillis (£0.47)
  • 1 lime (£1.05/5)=(£0.22)
  • 2 tbsp of mayo (£0.59)
  • Bunch of fresh coriander (£0.32)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (£0.06)

Cupboard Essentials

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • Salt

Method

This corn and quorn salad is hard to beat. Whip it up in 15 minutes and you have 4 delicious meal-prepped lunches for the crazy week ahead.

  • Deseed and finely chop the mixed chillis.
  • Add the frozen quorn to a medium sized sauce pan with a tbsp of olive oil. Season with 1 tsp of chilli powder, ½ tsp of oregano and ½ tsp of cumin along with half of the chopped chillis.
  • Meanwhile, defrost the corn in a large mixing bowl according to the time stated on the packet.
  • Combine the mayonnaise, juice of 1 lime, garlic paste, fresh coriander, the remainder of chopped chilli and 2 tbsp of olive oil to form the dressing. Season with a pinch of salt.
  • Once the corn has defrosted, use a sieve to drain the corn and mix in with the dressing.
  • After 15 minutes the quorn pieces should be cooked and you can serve up into your meal prep containers. Garnish with a bit of fresh cori.

Can be eaten hot or cold!

    Nutrition

    Servings: 4 servings
    Fat: 20g
    Calories: 351kcal
    Carbohydrates: 20g
    Protein: 18g

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