Maque Choux is a creamy, spicy Cajun side dish made of corn, onions, red and green bell peppers, garlic, heavy cream, and Cajun spices. It is perfect for Mardi Gras or any time of year.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 package 12 ounces frozen corn
- 1/2 sweet onion chopped
- 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
- 1/2 red bell pepper chopped
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- Salt and freshly-ground black pepper
- 1/2 cup heavy cream or half and half
- pinch of cayenne optional
In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat, add oil, onions and bell peppers.
Cook until onion is clear. Stir in garlic and cook for about 1 minute.
Add in corn. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and cayenne, if desired. Cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Pour in cream or half and half, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until cream reduces and slightly thickens, about 5 minutes.
Pour into a serving dish. Garnish with red and green bell peppers and onions.
Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 33.6mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.3mg