This easy Frito corn salad will quickly be a family favorite.

Frito Corn Salad The Southern Lady Cooks



This delicious corn salad is super easy to make and will be a winner at your next potluck. Only a few ingredients and takes no time to throw together. We love this salad made with Chili Cheese Fritos. We think it gives it a great flavor and you won’t need any extra seasonings. Perfect with our maple sausage baked beans.

Needed Ingredients for Frito Corn Salad

Whole kernel sweet corn

Sweet peppers

Red onion


Shredded cheese (I used colby/monterey jack mix)


Chili Cheese Fritos


Notes: This recipe is very versatile! You can use any flavor of Fritos that your family enjoys. You can also use salad dressing instead of mayonnaise. Don’t like cilantro? Leave it out! This salad is delicious any way you make it.

Recipe Feedback: “You were right! The chili cheese Fritos are a game changer! Best salad!”-Jessica


Frito Corn Salad The Southern Lady Cooks

Frito Corn Salad The Southern Lady Cooks

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Frito Corn Salad

Judy Yeager
Frito Corn Salad is always a good idea. We love it best made with Chili Cheese Fritos! This frito corn salad never last long at any gathering. Only a few ingredients and you can make this in about 5 minuts.
4.86 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine American, southern
Servings 8 servings


  • 2 15 ounce cans of whole kernel sweet corn, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of sweet peppers chopped
  • 1/2 cup of red onion chopped
  • 1 cup of tomatoes chopped (I used grape tomatoes)
  • 2 cups of shredded cheese I used colby/monterey jack mix
  • 1 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1 9 1/4 ounce bag of chili cheese Fritos, broken up to size you prefer
  • 1/4 cup of cilantro chopped


  • Mix all ingredients except for Fritos and chill for a few hours. Add Fritos at time of serving and mix well and serve.
Keyword Frito Corn Salad
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