Saturday, May 07, 2005

Maque Choux

Maque Choux (Adapted from CL)

1 tablespoon butter
5 cups fresh corn kernels
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped poblano pepper
14.5 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
1 tablespoon Cajun Spice Mix * See below
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chicken broth

In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high. Stir in corn, onion and poblano - sauté until the corn begins to brown, about 10 minutes. Mix in tomatoes, spice mix, salt and broth - continue to cook until liquid almost evaporates, about 20 minutes.

Makes 6-8 servings

Cajun Spice Mix

1 1/2 tablespoons paprika
1 tablespoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
1/2 tablespoon black pepper
1/2 tablespoon sugar

In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients until combined.

Makes about 1/2 cup

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