Sweet and Spicy Chili Steak Salad

Wisconsin Cheese Sweet and Spicy Chili Steak Salad  Recipe
Active Time
45 Minutes


Sweet Corn Salad:


Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Gouda can be used in this recipe.


  1. Combine the brown sugar, paprika, chipotle chili pepper, salt, pepper, cumin and garlic powder in a small bowl; rub over steak. Let stand for 30 minutes.

Sweet Corn Salad:

  1. Combine the yogurt, apple cider vinegar, lime juice, honey and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium.
  3. Brush corn with butter. Grill corn, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until tender, turning frequently. Cool corn on a wire rack.
  4. Increase grill heat to medium-high.
  5. Grill steak, covered, over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted into meat reads 145°F. Transfer steak to a cutting board; tent with aluminum foil. Let rest for 10 minutes. Thinly slice steak against the grain.
  6. When cool enough to handle, cut corn kernels from the cobs. Combine the corn, salad greens, avocados, red onion, cilantro and jalapeno pepper in a large bowl. Add gouda. Drizzle with reserved yogurt dressing; gently toss to coat. Serve salad with steak.

Recipe Tip

Avoid touching face when handling jalapeno peppers. Consider wearing gloves, as oils may burn skin.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Savor this raw milk, farmstead gouda handcrafted with Old-World techniques and aged. It features a warm zing and a spicy chili pepper kick balanced by decadent, buttery gouda goodness.

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