Maque Choux

Step into the realm of Southern culinary excellence with Chef Phillip Dell’s rendition of Maque Choux, a Louisiana classic elevated to new heights through the infusion of Willingham’s signature seasonings. Prepare to embark on a flavor-packed journey that celebrates the essence of Cajun cuisine while tantalizing your taste buds with a symphony of savory and spicy notes.

Chef Dell’s Maque Choux is a testament to his culinary prowess, where farm-fresh ingredients are transformed into a vibrant medley of flavors and textures. Sweet corn kernels, crisp bell peppers, and aromatic onions come together in perfect harmony, each ingredient contributing its unique essence to the dish.

What sets Chef Dell’s Maque Choux apart is the masterful incorporation of Willingham’s seasonings, which add depth and complexity to every mouthful. With a blend of carefully selected herbs, spices, and secret ingredients, Willingham’s seasoning enhances the natural flavors of the vegetables while imparting a tantalizing kick that keeps you coming back for more.

Whether enjoyed as a side dish to complement your favorite main course or savored on its own as a hearty vegetarian delight, Chef Phillip Dell’s Maque Choux is sure to impress even the most discerning palates. With its bold flavors, vibrant colors, and irresistible aroma, this dish embodies the soul of Southern comfort cuisine, reinvented for the modern gourmet palate.

Maque Choux Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon W’ham Seasoning -Cajun,
  • ½ teaspoon Cayenne pepper (optional),
  • 1-2 Tablespoons bacon grease or rendered pork fat,
  • 3 cups Kernel Sweet Corn,
  • 1 cup Okra sliced,
  • 1 cup Red onion, diced,
  • 1 cup Red bell pepper diced,
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper diced,
  • 1 Hatch chile roasted and diced (optional),


Heat a large skillet on medium heat with the pork fat. Stir in the onions, peppers and okra, and cook until they begin to caramelize; then add in the corn and W’ham Seasoning – Cajun.

Cook until they soften up, stirring often, about 10 minutes.

Adjust seasoning to taste, then enjoy!