Corn and Bacon Salsa
This bacon and corn salsa – sweet, salty, spicy and fresh – goes great with burgers or steaks. But go ahead and buy some chips, you'll be snacking on this long before the main course reaches the grill!
- 5 slices thick cut bacon
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 1 red pepper, diced
- 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
- 2 ears raw corn, kernels removed
- 1/2 cup chopped Footprints Edibles Calypso cilantro
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- Sherry vinegar
Fry bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until browned on both sides. Remove from pan and dry on paper towels. Drain bacon fat, leaving 2 tbs in pan.
Return pan to medium heat and add red onion. Cook until softened. Add red pepper and jalapeño. Sauté 3 additional minutes.
Add raw corn, increase heat to medium-high and cook for 3-5 minutes until edges of corn turn golden.
Chop bacon and stir into salsa along with Footprints Edibles Calypso cilantro, cumin and chili powder. Remove from heat.
Season to taste with a splash of vinegar, salt and pepper. Add additional cumin or chili powder as needed.