One of the staples that I look forward to serving in the summer is SWEET CORN. Having lived in the Midwest for much of my life, I have sweet corn all summer long. It is definitely considered soul food for me. So when I tasted this chicken, sweet corn and onion salad at Samâ€™s Club this week I bought all the ingredients to make it myself. I tweaked it a bit to make it work for my family but it is delicious and a great spin on chicken salad. Served a bed of leafy greens and you have a great summer meal.
1 cup of sweet corn
3 cups of chopped, cooked chicken
1 cup of sweet onion vinaigrette dressing
1 cup of diced sweet onion (you could also use red onion for more color)
1/4 cup of mayo (I used Light mayo)
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of pepper
1. I steamed my frozen sweet corn in the microwave. Once done, I cut open the bag and let it cool.
3. I chopped up my onion. I love using my food chopper to do it, I hate cutting onions without it.
4. I added the rest of the ingredients and mixed well.
It is a little sweet and a little salty â€“ my favorite combination. You can serve on sandwiches but I love mine on a bed of leafy greens. I love the crunch!
My husband finished off the rest in two days. He loves having this for lunch because it is already prepared for him. He is a self-admitted lazy eater so this is perfect for him to grab and go.
What is your summer soul food?