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Seafood Maque Choux

The mixture of sweet corn, savory seafood and Cajun spices gives this dish a one-of-a-kind flavor that your family will love!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Cajun
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3 cans whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, diced
  • 1 medium bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can Rotel tomatoes
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 ½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Tabasco
  • salt, pepper and Cajun seasonings to taste
  • 1 lb crawfish tails, peeled and deveined shrimp or lump crabmeat, or all if desired
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped
  • 3 cups Cajun Country Rice, cooked


  • Place onions, garlic and bell peppers in a medium saucepan with 1/2 cup butter and saute on medium heat, stirring slowly until vegetables are clear.
  • Add Rotel and saute for another 10 minutes.
  • Add in corn, sugar, Tabasco and seasoning to taste.
  • Stir well and simmer on medium heat for 30 minutes.
  • Add whipping cream, cover and let simmer on low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add seafood of choice, stir to mix well, then cover and let simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Serve over Cajun Country Rice as a main dish.