Fiesta Corn Dip

This recipe came my way via Walt’s wife, Liz. (For those of you who don’t know… Walt’s my best friend from childhood, and lives in Ohio.)

A couple weeks ago, Walt said… “I have a recipe you need to try.” (Anything Walt recommends usually turns out to be gold to me.) He then proceeded to tell me about Liz’s Fiesta Corn Dip recipe that she got from a friend.

Fiesta Corn Dip featuring Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning
It doesn’t look like much, but WOW… is it good. I cannot recommend this refreshingly cold, game day treat enough.

Liz and Walt enjoy it at home. They take it to parties. People at those parties are hesitant at first to try it, but once they do… it disappears.

Cold Fiesta Corn Dip with Fritos Scoops
Liz has made this cold, creole-spiced dip going on 8 years now. We have no idea who originally created Fiesta Corn Dip, but I’m happy to give credit if you know who did. Leave me a message in the comments.

Corn Salsa Ingredients
The dip is made with mayonnaise, Mexicorn, green chiles, sour cream, chopped green onions & jalapenos, shredded sharp cheddar cheese and maybe the most important ingredient… Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning.

Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning
Tony Chachere’s is what makes this dip so awesome. Walt said, replacing it with taco seasoning (or something else) would be a huge mistake.

Fritos for the Fiesta Corn Dip
The second most important item not to substitute? The Fritos Scoops. Any other chip won’t compliment the dip as well. It would be an injustice to use another. Trust in Liz and Walt. They know what they are talking about. They have experimented with this recipe for 8 years.

Supplies needed for Corn Salsa
Supply-wise, you don’t need much. Maybe the only other item you need – not pictured here – would be a bowl (larger than your plastic container) to mix everything in.

Now, lets dive into how to make Fiesta Corn Dip.

Chopped green onion and jalapeno for Corn Salsa
1. Chop 3 stalks of green onions and one jalapeno; and dump them into your plastic container or mixing bowl.

Adding Old El Paso Green Chiles to Corn Salsa
2. Add one can of chopped green chiles.

Adding Mexicorn to the Corn Salsa
3. Add 2 cans of Mexicorn.

Adding Tony Chacheres to the Corn Salsa4. Add 1 tablespoon of Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning.

Adding Sugar to Corn Salsa
5. Add 1 tablespoon of sugar.

Adding Sour Cream to Corn Salsa6. Add 1 cup of sour cream.

Adding Miracle Whip Mayo to Corn Salsa
7. Add 1 cup of mayonnaise.

Adding Shredded Sharp Cheddar to Corn Salsa
8. Add a small bag of shredded sharp cheddar cheese.

Corn Salsa ingredients before being mixedThis is when I realized I needed a bigger bowl to mix the ingredients.

Mixing Corn Salsa Ingredients Together
9. Now mix them all together.

Transfer Corn Salsa to plastic container
10. Transfer the Fiesta Corn Dip into a plastic container.

Putting the Corn Salsa into the fridge
10. Place the Fiesta Corn Dip into the fridge – overnight – to allow the dip to season. It gets better and better every day after it’s made.

Fiesta Corn Dip featuring Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning
And that’s how you make Fiesta Corn Dip. If you have trouble finding Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning, it can be easily ordered online – here.

Tony Chacheres Original Creole Seasoning
That’s what I did, and I received my seasoning in about a 5 business days. Enjoy, everyone!

Fiesta Corn Dip
Prep time
Total time
Recipe type: Chips & Dip
Serves: 4-6
  • 2 Cans Mexicorn
  • 1 Cup sour cream
  • 1 Cup mayonnaise
  • 3 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 jalapeno (chopped) (optional)
  • 1 Small can of green chiles
  • 1 Small bag of sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Tony Chachere's Seasoning
  1. Mix all ingredients together. Add more Tony Chachere's if needed. Make the night before to let it season. The salsa improves in taste with time. It's also best enjoyed super cold. Eat with Fritos or Fritos Scoops.


sweet empanadas, apple empanada, sweet empanada recipe, nuchas empanadas, pear empanada, baked empanadas, trader joe's speculoos cookie and cocoa swirl

Sweet Empanadas

Over 2 years ago, I was introduced to Ariel Barbouth and his delicious Nuchas empanadas at his kiosk in the heart of Time Square. Since then, I fell in love with their baked empanadas filled with tasty meats, cheeses or fruits. Matter of fact, their Spicy Cheese and Sweet Empanadas are official Snack Fixations of… 

Read More »

Eggplant Sandwich with Smokey El Yucateco Infused Pesto - 800px

Eggplant Sandwich with Habanero Pesto

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertisers. All opinions are mine alone. Wanna make something different for dinner that’s full of flavor… a little spicy… and plenty filling? Try making this Panko Crusted Eggplant Sandwich with a Habanero Pesto spread. Oh my goodness, is it good. And you know what?!… 

Read More »

The Meatball Shop, New York City, Upper West Side, New York, NYC, meatball hero, mashed potatoes

The Meatball Shop

HEY! If you’re in the mood for meatballs, I found a place in New York you need to try. It’s The Meatball Shop. They just opened a brand new location on the Upper West Side a few weeks ago, but they’ve been serving meatballs around the city for several years at five different locations. Clint… 

Read More »

chocolate covered banana pops with fruity pebbles, fruity pebbles covered banana pops, chocolate covered bananas, fruity pebbles desserts, desserts made with fruity pebbles

Chocolate Covered Banana Pops with Fruity Pebbles

My latest snack creation – for my son and I – are these Chocolate Covered Banana Pops with Fruity Pebbles. For a few weeks now, I’ve toyed around with making the traditional, full-length chocolate covered bananas… even chocolate covered banana slices. However, I found Clint and I rarely finished the entire full-length bananas because it… 

Read More »