Light and Quick Sweet Corn, Spring Onion & Garlic Salad Recipe

This light and quick Sweet Corn, Spring Onion & Garlic Salad is a great choice for making quick lunch, light snack or a weeknight meal. This sumptuous looking fresh salad is an ideal choice to be served with a steak dish. This simple recipe combines the sweet corns, cos lettuce, garlic cloves and fine slices of the spring onion. Moreover, the smooth and rich mayonnaise dressing enhances its overall taste and look.

The best thing about this Light and Quick Sweet Corn, Spring Onion & Garlic Salad is that it does not require any special garnishing as its perfect blend of colorful ingredients is attractive enough to grab the attention of your family or guests.

Preparation time: 15 to 20 minutes
Serving size: 4
Utensils needed: saucepan, stove, mixing bowl, large serving plate, fork or spoon


– 50g sweet corn
– 15g red pepper
– 15g green pepper
– 10g spring onion
– Mayonnaise, to bind
– Sea salt
– Freshly ground black pepper


  • 1

    First of all pour some water into a medium saucepan and bring it to boil over medium heat. Add in the 50g of sweet corn and cook for few minutes until tender.

  • 2

    In the mean time, cut the peppers and spring onion. Rinse and drain the red and green pepper. Place them on a cutting board, remove their stem and seeds. Pick a sharp knife, finely dice them and set aside. Now, remove the root hairs of the spring onion along with the external skin layer and rinse them properly. Drain them and finely tear up into small slices. Set the spring onion slices aside as well.

  • 3

    Remove the saucepan from heat and drain the cooked sweet corns by pouring them into a sieve. Rinse the sweet corns under cold running water until lightly warm in order to handle. Drain the cooked sweet corns again and shift them to a large serving platter.

  • 4

    Top with the shredded spring onions and peppers. Add in one finely minced garlic clove and toss very lightly just to mix up the ingredients.

  • 5

    Place some mayonnaise in a small mixing bowl and beat it up until thoroughly fluff. Drizzle it over the mixture in the large serving platter and season with some salt and black pepper, depending on your taste. Mix lightly until the ingredients coat and the salt dissolves completely.

  • 6

    Serve and enjoy!

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