Spicy Cajun Roasted Corn Salad

spicy cajun roasted corn salad

 Spicy Cajun Roasted Corn Salad: Southwestern-style side dish/salad/salsa. The heat of cayenne pepper and cajun seasoning in this recipe will add an extra kick.

spicy cajun roasted corn salad

spicy cajun roasted corn salad


spicy cajun roasted corn salad spicy cajun roasted corn salad


Spicy Cajun Roasted Corn Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Posh Journal
  • 1 lb fresh/frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red onion finely chopped
  • 1 red green or red bell pepper seeds and ribs removed, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup plum tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  1. Roasted corn :
  2. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  3. Coat corn with olive oil then spread out on a large baking sheet
  4. Bake for about 7-10 minutes or until some kernels begin to brown
  5. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  6. Add red onion, bell pepper, cayenne, salt, cajun seasoning, Cook for about 5 minutes
  7. Add corn, stir in tomatoes and lime juice. Cook for about 7-10 minutes
  8. Serve



Cajun Seasoning Recipe
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
4 mins
Author: Posh Journal
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  1. Mix and stir salt, garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, and thyme until evenly blended

spicy cajun roasted corn salad

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  • Reply
    Robin Rue (@massholemommy)
    Feb 18, 2016 at 2:52 pm

    That sounds like a perfect side for our summer bbq’s. I can’t wait to give this a try.

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    Stacie @ Divine Lifestyle
    Feb 18, 2016 at 3:27 pm

    I can’t wait for summer! This is definitely going to be a side when we bust out the grill. Thanks!

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    Feb 18, 2016 at 4:19 pm

    I don’t know what your secret is, but you make all these food look SO good! I can’t wait to try this recipe.

  • Reply
    Feb 18, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    This looks delicious! I love these kinds of salads and I love anything spicy!

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    Heather Pfingsten
    Feb 18, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    This looks delicious and right up my alley. I love the fresh ingredients kicked up with spice. Talk about the perfect summer salad. I can’t wait to try this!

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    April Mims
    Feb 18, 2016 at 7:08 pm

    I’m sure my husband would really love the Cajun flavor of this dish. I’ll have to make it for him sometime soon.

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    Travel Blogger
    Feb 18, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    This a great way to liven up vegetables! I love a good spicy dish from time to time to add some flavor to our dinner routine. I will have to give this a try.

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    Esme Sy
    Feb 19, 2016 at 1:08 am

    I love corn and this salad looks fantastic. I can’t wait to do this.

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    Tatanisha Pitts-Worthey
    Feb 19, 2016 at 1:37 am

    Oh my goodness!!! I can’t help myself from drooling over your photos! lol It looks absolutely delicious!

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    Kelli @ 3 Boys and a Dog
    Feb 19, 2016 at 8:16 am

    This looks amazing! It would go great with a cajun broil for sure! Is it just me or you can see the flavors in these pictures?!

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    Garlic + Zest
    Feb 19, 2016 at 8:45 am

    Looks perfect to go with a grilled chicken or pork – love it!

  • Reply
    Feb 19, 2016 at 8:47 am

    Yummy! I do a fair corn style corn salad, but I love the spice combo you used. I’m going to need to give this a try!

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    Feb 19, 2016 at 9:00 am

    I love roasted corn! I love that you added the spicy factor-YUM!

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    Ann Bacciaglia
    Feb 19, 2016 at 9:39 am

    This recipe has my mouth watering. It looks so delicious and easy to make. My family will love it.

  • Reply
    Feb 19, 2016 at 10:33 am

    This looks amazing! I could go for some of this right now. I love roasted corn! I’m going to try out your recipe soon.

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    Sam | Ahead of Thyme
    Feb 19, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    I love a good salad and this roasted corn salad sounds amazing right about now! I may have to make it for lunch tomorrow!!

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    Lisa @bitesforbabies
    Feb 20, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    I haven’t eaten corn in ages!! I usually make a succotash with it or eat it plain…this is a great recipe that I will definitely try!

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    Marielle Altenor
    Feb 20, 2016 at 2:27 pm

    I love eating corn but I never heard of this recipe! I love Cajun cooking so I bet this is delicious!

  • Reply
    Feb 21, 2016 at 8:36 am

    I love corn and I love how easy your recipe is. I would love to make that here at home.

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    Feb 22, 2016 at 1:18 pm

    Omg your corn salad looks beyond delicious!!! So giving this a pin so I can try it out myself

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