Recipe by REAL Butter
"A spicy Southern dish, Shrimp & Sweet Corn Maque Choux is satisfying and ready in under 30 minutes. This is my recreation of the Emeril Lagasse dish we had his restaurant, NOLA, in New Orleans. Fresh vegetables are the key to this recipe, which cook quickly and retain their bright, crisp flavors."
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red pepper, diced
green pepper, diced
green onion, sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
sweet corn, fresh or frozen
Cajun or Creole seasoning, divided
half and half
jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed
This was delicious. I did make a couple small changes. I mix my own Creole seasoning so I can adjust the heat to our taste and I didn't have zucchini on hand like I thought I did so I just chopped some fresh pea pods and added them for color. Loved the simplicity and it was bursting with flavor!
This recipe isn't a true roux, IMHO, because the half and half is added too late in the recipe for it to thicken, and next time I would leave it out. This tasted really fresh and delicious and would be great over rice or couscous.
This is so delicious and so easy. What a great summer meal.
While my dad and Mr. LTH enjoyed this, I wasn't as a big of a fan. It was OK, just nothing I'll make again.
I followed the recipe exactly and thought it was too spicy. I would cut back on the Cajun spice if I was to make again. It made for a nice light meal.
I had high expectations for this dish, but it just didn't quite do it for me. It was too spicy for me- and I;m not sure what the purpose of the half-and-half was. It just made it watery. Sorry, I won't be making this one again.
I REALLY enjoyed this meal, as did my family. I used all red pepper as I am not a green pepper fan. It was still flavorful and had the green zucchini to make it a beautifully colorful dish. I thought it was especially well suited for Spring - fresh tasting and delicious!
Amazing dish. I left out the shallots, so increased the amount of green onion. I left this dish without rice, and it was amazing. Many reviews say this is too spicy, but that seems easily changed by the amount of creole seasoning put in. I also agree with another review, and put the half and half in earlier than the recipe says.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Shrimp and Sweet Corn Maque Choux
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 148
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