""Macque Choux"" (mock shoo) is a dish that the Native Americans introduced to the Cajun & Creoles of Louisiana. It is best prepared with fresh corn however you may substitute canned if that is all that is available.
1/2 stick butter
3 cups fresh cut corn
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped celery
2 teaspoons minced garlic
One 10-ounce can tomatoes drained
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon hot sauce
2 cups heavy cream
1 pound Louisiana crawfish tails
2 tablespoons minced parsley
3 tablespoons chopped onion
6 cups cooked rice
1. Heat butter in medium saucepot. Add corn and saute for 2 minutes.
2. Add chicken stock, onion, bell pepper, celery & tomatoes. Turn heat up and cook until all of chicken stock has evaporated.
3. Add garlic, Cajun seasoning, salt, hot sauce and heavy cream. Bring to a boil.
4. Add crawfish tails and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes until cream starts to reduce and thicken.
5. Add parsley and green onions. Serve with steamed white rice.
Yields 6 servings.
Recipe compliments of Chef Patrick Mould.