Maque Choux

With Prosciutto Wrapped BBQ Shrimp
I Love Creole Style Cooking!
Difficulty: Moderate
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cooking Time: 40 minutes


5 ears fresh corn, kernels removed
1 cup roasted red pepper, diced
1 cup onion, diced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 cup heavy cream
minced green onion (garnish)
pinch ground red pepper

Shrimp Wrapped Prosciutto


1 lb medium shrimp, (shelled, deveined, tail on)
12 slices of  Prosciutto
1 cup BBQ sauce 

Cooking Tools

Large skillet

Indoor grill pan

Small sauce pan

In a skillet on medium heat, melt butter.  Add in the fresh corn kernels, onions, red peppers and garlic, saute for 10 minutes.  Pour in heavy cream and reduce heat to a simmer.  Season with salt, peeper and red pepper.  Simmer for 25 minutes, the liquid to a thick sauce consistency.  Slice each slice of prosciutto in half length wise and wrap each shrimp with a slice.  Preheat grill pan on high and lay shrimp seam side down on the grill pan.  Cook approximately 2 minutes on each side or until cooked.  Heat BBQ sauce and coat each cooked shrimp before placing on Maque Choux. Garnish with minced green onions once plated.
Serves 4

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