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Maque Choux

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Melanie Clark
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
This Louisiana favorite (pronounced "mock shoe") is delicious on its own or topped with barbecued pork.


  • 1 medium-size sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 cups fresh corn kernels (about 8 ears)
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning

How to Make It

  1. Sauté onion, bell pepper, garlic, and jalapeño pepper in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until tender. Stir in corn, tomatoes, and seasoning; reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.