Created by: Luv2Kook
Created on March 9, 2012
Categories: Fresh Tomatoes, Comfort Food, Casseroles, Side Dishes, Dairy, Vegetables, Corn, Southern, Budget-Friendly, Easy/Beginner Cooking, One-Bowl Does it!, Quick Meals, Brunch, Christmas, Entertaining, Fall/Autumn, Ladies Luncheon, Mother's Day, Regional Holiday, Summer, Sunday Dinner, Thanksgiving, Winter, Weeknight Meals, Stove Top, Gluten-Free, No Eggs, Vegetarian, Make it from scratch, Spicy (more)
Johnny's Corn Macque Choux
"Pronounced "Mock Shoe," this Louisiana staple is a Cajun take on the Native American dish succotash. You can make this as a main course by adding in shrimp, scallops or crab. Served in many homes in the south, it is loved by all."
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Prep Time: 15mPT15M
Cook Time: 20mPT20M
I made this last night and loved it. It had just enough spice in it to make it interesting. I loved the flavor from the spices and corn together. Rich, creamy and delicious. Sorry I couldn't take a photo, but my batteries died when I went to snap.... Read more
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 cup diced onion
- 1/2 cup diced bell pepper
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 10 ounces whole-kernel corn
- 1 can (14 ounce) cream-style corn
- 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
- 1 tomato, medium (peeled and diced)
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Dash Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 cup whipping cream
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
In a saucepan, melt butter on low fire. Add the onion, bell pepper and garlic. Saute until onions are clear. Stir often.
Add whole-kernel corn, and stir well. Cook corn until tender.
Add cream-style corn, jalapeno, tomato, sugar, salt, cayenne, black pepper, and Worcestershire. Stir and simmer for 2 minutes.
Add whipping cream. Stir and simmer for 2 additional minutes. Remove from heat.
Put one-fourth of the mixture in a food processor and puree. Return puree to the pot, and mix well. Serve.
- Serving Size: 1 (376.1 g)
- Calories 843.5
- Total Fat - 36.5 g
- Saturated Fat - 17.4 g
- Cholesterol - 113 mg
- Sodium - 2109.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 112.8 g
- Dietary Fiber - 10.4 g
- Sugars - 31 g
- Protein - 18.8 g
- Calcium - 163 mg
- Iron - 6.5 mg
- Vitamin C - 23.9 mg
- Thiamin - 0.6 mg