Chef Spike Mendelsohn, owner of Good Stuff Eatery in Washington, D.C., and a past Top Chef contestant, reveals his recipe for a sweet salsa. This can be served as a side or atop a burger.
Servings: Serves 4
Ingredients 2 ears fresh corn , off the cob1 Tbsp. olive oil1 small diced red pepper1 diced scallion1/2 small diced red onion1/2 cup chopped cilantro1/2 cup white wine vinegar2 Tbsp. sugarSalt and pepper to taste
Carefully remove corn by running a knife from top of cob to bottom until all corn is off.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a saut?? pan until smoky.
Add corn and roast until nicely burnt.
Season with salt, cool and reserve.
Dice red pepper, scallions and red onion, place in a mixing bowl.
Add cilantro, white wine vinegar and sugar.
Add corn once cooled.
Mix well until all ingredients are blended together. Season with salt and pepper.