I know that there are a lot of Chipotle fans out there! Well, guess what guys!! They shared their recipe for their Corn Salsa on TikTok and you can now make it at home!

That is one thing that has been positive this year, the number of recipes that our favorite places are sharing for us to recreate at home!

This chipotle corn salsa recipe is made with simple ingredients loaded with flavor. There’s no denying the fresh corn and fresh flavors that you’ll get with every single bite. This is great to add as a side dish or to claim as one of your favorite salsas. When it comes to a delicious smoky flavor, this is really the perfect appetizer or chip dip option. I’m not kidding when I say that this is the best salsa that I’ve made in a long time. It’s also the perfect topping for tacos and more!

Corn Salsa Recipe

Chipolte Corn Salsa

You only need a few ingredients to recreate this recipe for the medium roasted corn salsa at home. I’ll include the full TikTok video as well.

The guy that does the voiceover had me cracking up a bit. Honestly, I couldn’t do it better and probably would have laughed more than he did.

Corn Salsa Recipe

The recipe obviously starts with corn! I mean it is called Corn Salsa… You will need the following ingredients to recreate this recipe at home.

dicing up the onions to make corn salsa

Ingredients for Chipotle Corn Salsa

  • corn – Use fresh sweet corn to add that hint of sweetness.
  • red onion – Red onion is best because it’s slightly sweet as well.
  • jalapeño – Adding fresh jalapeno peppers adds the heat!
  • cilantro – Fresh cilantro really gives this salsa recipe a refreshing taste.
  • salt
  • lime juice – Squeezing some lime juice adds that citrus kick!
viral corn salsa recipe

You will want to finely chop all of the ingredients before combining them with the corn. Also, it looks like you need to thoroughly mix the red onion, jalapeno, cilantro, salt, and lime juice before you add it to your bowl of corn. This way all of the flavors are evenly distributed in the salsa.

scooping the corn salsa into a container

This is a light and fresh tasting salsa that is perfect for hot summer days! Just enough kick without being too overpowering. It would be great simply with chips, or with your favorite Mexican dishes!

This looks like it would be a simple and fast dish that you could make ahead and store in the refrigerator. I am sure the flavors would come through so much stronger after having time to sit a bit.

How do you store leftovers of this copycat chipotle corn salsa recipe?

You just need to make sure that you store this roasted chili corn salsa in an airtight container and keep it in the fridge. Put a lid on it or cover it with plastic wrap to keep it nice and fresh.

What would you dip into this easy copycat recipe?

I think that this easy corn salsa tastes great with corn chips or even homemade tortilla chips. You can even use it as your favorite topping for taco salads or homemade chipotle burrito bowls, too. When you make your own salsa, it’s really not a lot of work so why not make a big bowl so that you can enjoy some the next day, too? This is an easy snack that isn’t overly spicy so that everyone can join in and eat.

Can you use frozen corn instead of sweet white corn?

You can, but for the best corn salsa, using fresh white sweet corn is the best. Frozen veggies tend to release excess liquid.

You can watch the full video below and see just how simple it really is! Don’t forget to check out their other recipes for more Chipotle favorites you can make at home.

If you need some ideas for what to serve with this corn salsa – try these reader favorites!


Voice over take 10 ? @abigailand_ ##chipotle ##recipe ##fyp

♬ original sound – chipotle

By the way, this dad in the video below is totally me trying to pronounce Chipotle. Anyone else have trouble pronouncing it? I was glad to see that I am not the only one that struggles hahaha!


Like if you have a parent that can’t pronounce chipotle @jason.hackett ##chipotle ##fyp

♬ original sound – chipotle


About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on Today.com, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.

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