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Seafood Macaroni and Cheese

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This seafood macaroni and cheese is full of delicious lobster, shrimp and cheese. If you love seafood you’re going to love this dish. One of my favorite ingredients here is the cajun seasoning that adds great spice to this fantastic dinner recipe.

Seafood Macaroni and Cheese

Seafood Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz elbow pasta
  • 4 slices thick bacon
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning
  • Water
  • 2 cup cooked lobster meat
  • 2 cups medium sized peeled, deveined, and tail off shrimp
  • 1½ c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 c shredded Colby / jack cheese mix
  • 1/2 cup panko crumbs

Seafood Macaroni and Cheese

Instructions:

  1. Add a dash of salt to 1 quart water in a large pasta pot
  2. Bring water to a boil, add pasta and cook according to the package directions.
  3. Drain and set the pasta to the side.
  4. Chop your green onions.
  5. Set to the side.
  6. While you are cooking your pasta cook your bacon to a crisp so you can crumble.
  7. Use the same skillet that you cooked your bacon in add your butter.
  8. Melt butter on medium heat and then add your green onions and cook 2 minutes.
  9. Add 2 Tbsp flour and cook 1 minute.
  10. Add your half and half and whisk to prevent clumps.
  11. Add Cajun seasoning and mix to combine.
  12. Add your lobster meat and shrimp and stir often for 5 minutes.
  13. Add cheeses and stir until melted.
  14. Fold pasta and half of the bacon into cheese sauce.
  15. Top the pasta mix with remaining bacon and bread crumbs.
  16. Turn your oven to broil.
  17. Place your pasta mix into the oven and toast for 5 minutes.
  18. Remove garnish with green onions
  19. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.

Seafood Macaroni and Cheese

Servings: 4 servings

Seafood Macaroni and Cheese

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
 
This seafood macaroni and cheese is full of delicious lobster, shrimp and cheese. If you love seafood you’re going to love this dish.

Ingredients

  • 8 oz elbow pasta
  • 4 slices thick bacon
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted sweet cream butter
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 Tbsp. Cajun seasoning

Instructions

  1. cup cooked lobster meat
  2. cups medium sized peeled, deveined, and tail off shrimp
  3. ½ c shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  4. c shredded Colby / jack cheese mix
  5. /2 cup panko crumbs
  6. Instructions:
  7. Add a dash of salt to 1 quart water in a large pasta pot
  8. Bring water to a boil, add pasta and cook according to the package directions.
  9. Drain and set the pasta to the side.
  10. Chop your green onions.
  11. Set to the side.
  12. While you are cooking your pasta cook your bacon to a crisp so you can crumble.
  13. Use the same skillet that you cooked your bacon in add your butter.
  14. Melt butter on medium heat and then add your green onions and cook 2 minutes.
  15. Add 2 Tbsp flour and cook 1 minute.
  16. Add your half and half and whisk to prevent clumps.
  17. Add Cajun seasoning and mix to combine.
  18. Add your lobster meat and shrimp and stir often for 5 minutes.
  19. Add cheeses and stir until melted.
  20. Fold pasta and half of the bacon into cheese sauce.
  21. Top the pasta mix with remaining bacon and bread crumbs.
  22. Turn your oven to broil.
  23. Place your pasta mix into the oven and toast for 5 minutes.
  24. Remove garnish with green onions
  25. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Seafood Macaroni and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 504 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 270mg 11%
Potassium 377mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 44%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8.8%
Iron 11.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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