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Seafood Mac and Cheese


Seafood Mac and Cheese

This mac and cheese is a fantastic one-dish meal it’s so rich and creamy and cheesy.

All you’ll need is a simple green salad to serve alongside, and your menu is set.

Lobster works well in this recipe, but if that seems too luxurious, use any combination of seafood you like.

Ingredients:

2 cups of dry Macaroni

6 oz. Claw Crab Meat

8 oz. Shrimp, peeled and deveined

8 oz. Sour Cream

4 Tablespoons Butter

2 Tablespoons Flour

1 Spring Onion

1 can Evaporated Milk

8 oz. block Sharp White Cheddar Cheese

4 oz. block Mozzarella Cheese

¼ cup Panko Bread Crumbs

Salt, Black Pepper, to taste

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°.

Peel and de-vein shrimp if needed.

Cook the macaroni according to package directions. Drain well.

Place drained macaroni in a large mixing bowl.

Add the sour cream, stir together well, until all noodles are coated.

Add the crab meat, stir well.

Finely chop the green onion. Set Aside.

Grate the white cheddar cheese. Set aside.

Grate the mozzarella cheese. Set aside.

Melt the butter in a medium saucepan, or skillet.

Add the shrimp. Turn and stir shrimp until lightly done.

Remove shrimp from pan. Chop slightly when cooled. Add to the macaroni mixture.

Add the finely chopped onions to the saucepan, sauté until tender.

Sprinkle flour over onions and mix well. Let cook and brown for about one minute.

Slowly add the milk, stirring constantly until the mixture begins to thicken.

Gradually add the grated Cheddar Cheese, stirring constantly until cheese melts.

Pour cheese mixture over the macaroni and seafood mixture. Stir well to combine.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Place the mixture in a well-buttered baking dish.

Sprinkle top with grated mozzarella cheese.

Sprinkle bread crumbs on top of the mozzarella cheese.

Sprinkle lightly with Paprika, to add color.

Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.

Notes:

Use your favorite combinations of seafood to make this dish.

If you like your mac and cheese a little creamier, add another half cup of milk to the recipe when adding the evaporated milk.

And Enjoy...!

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