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Maque choux and shrimp are a perfect match.

Joe Truex's Maque Choux with Buttery Herbed Shrimp

From our August 2013 issue
updated 07.30.13

  • Shucking corn for maque choux, a summer staple on the dinner table in the Cajun province where Joe Truex was reared.
    Shucking corn for maque choux, a summer …
  • Saving the silks for corn silk tea.
    Saving the silks for corn silk tea.
  • A sharp knife and firm hand make swift work of removing the kernels.
    A sharp knife and firm hand make swift w…
  • Adding corn cobs to the corn silk tea.
    Adding corn cobs to the corn silk tea.
  • A splash of beer added to the shrimp mixture doesn’t hurt!
    A splash of beer added to the shrimp mix…
  • The main ingredient, ready to cook.
    The main ingredient, ready to cook.
  • Adding corn silk tea to the mixture to heighten the corn flavor.
    Adding corn silk tea to the mixture to h…
  • Fresh herbs completes the dish.
    Fresh herbs completes the dish.
  • Maque choux and shrimp are a perfect match.
    Maque choux and shrimp are a perfect mat…
  • Joe Truex at home in Buckhead.
    Joe Truex at home in Buckhead.