Chicken Mac and Cheese
Chicken Mac and Cheese with cheese sauce, macaroni, chicken, and peas, and topped with Panko bread crumbs.
Servings 8 servings
- 8 oz macaroni noodles
- 2 tbsp butter
- 2 tbsp flour
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese divided
- 2 cups cooked chicken diced
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
- salt and pepper
Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a large pot over medium heat.
Whisk in flour until smooth.
Gradually whisk in milk and chicken broth.
Bring to a boil, stirring frequently, and continue cooking until thickened.
Stir in 1 cup cheese and whisk until melted.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Stir in peas, chicken, and drained macaroni noodles.
Transfer to a 2 quart baking dish.
Top with remaining shredded cheese and bread crumbs.
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until heated through and topping is golden brown.
Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 304mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 273mg | Iron: 1.1mg