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Maque Choux

Yield 4 cups

Ingredients

  • 6 ears fresh corn
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 large tomato, peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce

How to Make It

  1. Cut off tips of corn kernels into a bowl; using a knife, scrape milk and remaining pulp from corncob into bowl. Set aside.

  2. Combine oil and butter in a large skillet; heat until butter melts. Add corn, tomato, and remaining ingredients; cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, stirring often.