Okra & Corn Maque Choux

Okra & Corn Maque Choux


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Okra & Corn Maque Choux

Okra & Corn Maque Choux

Maque choux is a traditional dish of southern Louisiana similar to succotash. It is believed that the name of this dish is a Cajun French translation of the Native American name. 


1/4 Pound Diced Spicy Smoked Sausage

1/2 Cup Chopped Sweet Onion

1/2 Cup Chopped Green Bell Pepper

3 Minced Garlic Cloves

3 Cups Corn Kernels

1 Cup Sliced Fresh Okra

1 Cup Peeled, Seeded, Diced Tomatoes

1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper

In a large-size skillet sauté sausage over a medium-high heat for 3 minutes until browned. Add onions, bell pepper, and garlic to sausage in skillet. Sauté for 5 minutes until vegetables are tender. Add corn, okra, and tomatoes to mixture in skillet. Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes. Season with kosher salt and pepper. Transfer to serving dish and serve warm. Serves 6

© Victoria Hart Glavin




    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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