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Shrimp Maque Choux
Sweet corn, spicy peppers, and succulent shrimp are the stars of this maque choux, or Cajun succotash. The "milk" scraped from the corn cobs after the kernels are cut off gives the broth an irresistible creaminess. Experiment with different varieties of peppers for a uniquely delicious result every time.