maque choux

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By Jennifer Ellis
from Pace, FL

This is usually a side dish, but can be served as a main entree, just add Shrimp, Crawfish, fish, or chicken!

serves Varies
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For maque choux

  • 3 c
    yellow corn
  • 3 c
    white shoepeg corn
  • 1 md
    onion, chopped
  • 1/2
    bell pepper, chopped
  • 1
    stalk celery, chopped
  • 1
    green onion chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    bacon drippings
  • cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper to taste
  • *note* if topping with a meat of some sort, do not add the following*
  • 1 c
    either cubed beef, ham, or bacon
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes (you can use a small can, or a large can, it is up to you as per taste
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream

How To Make maque choux

  • 1
    In a pot over med. heat, cook the onions and meat until they are brown. (if using seafood as a topper, just brown the onions in oil)
  • 2
    add bell peppers, and celery, and saute them. Add tomatoes, and corn, saute 2 min. Add whipping cream, cover and let simmer on low heat for 30 min.
  • 3
    Add green onions and seasonings, and let simmer, covered for another 10 min.
  • 4
    Top with your favorite cooked, shrimp, crawfish, seafood, or chicken, or serve as a side dish

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