Maque Choux

Maque Choux Recipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
There are several theories about the name of this side dish (pronounced "mock shoe"). Some say it's derived from the Native American name for corn.

Yield:

10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 104
Caloriesfromfat 19 %
Fat 2.2 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 3.7 g
Carbohydrate 20.3 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 258 mg
Calcium 23 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon butter
5 cups fresh corn kernels (about 8 ears)
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped poblano pepper
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tablespoon Cajun Spice Mix
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

Preparation

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn, onion, and pepper; sauté for 10 minutes or until corn begins to brown. Add tomatoes, Cajun Spice Mix, salt, and broth; cook 20 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates, stirring occasionally.

Note:

Lia Huber,

Cooking Light

September 2006
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