Cajun Maque Choux Corn Recipe With Rice Is a Delicious Healthy Meal by 30Seconds Food

Cajun Maque Choux Corn Recipe With Rice Is a Delicious Healthy Meal

Maque Choux is a Cajun recipe made with corn and other fresh vegetables. Served all over Louisiana, this easy corn recipe can be a side dish or a light meal when served over rice.

If you want a creamier maque choux, use heavy cream. If you want a lighter meal, use chicken broth. Either way, you'll be rewarded with a flavorful main dish or side dish.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 slices bacon, chopped
  • 3 cups fresh or frozen (thawed) corn kernels 
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or chicken broth
  • hot cooked rice, for serving (optional)
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Cook the bacon in a skillet until crispy, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Add the corn, onion, red bell pepper, jalapeno and Cajun seasoning. Cook, stirring, until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 8 to 10 minutes. 
  3. Add the cream or broth and cook about 2 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve over rice. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Incredibly zesty, such a fun recipe. Love that it's so easy to make, too!
This looks so good 😍

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