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Seafood Macaroni & Cheese

Seafood Macaroni and Cheese

This seafood macaroni and cheese is full of delicious lobster, shrimp and cheese. If you love seafood you’re going to love this dish.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword seafood macaroni and cheese, seafood macaroni and cheese recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 504 kcal

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*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 54mg18%
Sodium 270mg12%
Potassium 377mg11%
Carbohydrates 53g18%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 2200IU44%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.