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Spicy Corn Maque Choux
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins

This Spicy Corn Maque Choux is my spiced up version of the classic Cajun/Creole dish. And the perfect way to cook up some fresh summer corn.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, cajun
Keyword: Cajun Recipes, Corn Recipes
Servings: 4
  • 4 corn on the cob, shuck, remove all of the silk, Cut off of the cob.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon fresh minced garlic
  • 1/2 large onion, small diced
  • 2 mini red peppers, small diced
  • 1/2 jalapeno, minced (stem and seeds removed)
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning I used paul prudhomme's magic seasoning "poultry magic"
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped
  • fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  1. Heat oil and butter in a pan, add the corn, garlic, peppers and onions. saute' over medium heat until tender. About 10-12 minutes.

  2. Add the minced jalapeno and the cajun seasoning, cook about 2-3 minutes.

  3. Add the heavy cream and simmer until nice and creamy.

  4. Toss in the cilantro and salt and finish with some black pepper to taste. Enjoy!