Food: How to make Seafood Mac and Cheese

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Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic finely chopped
  • 1/2 lb fresh shrimp
  • 8 oz of natural crab meat
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 box of Mac & Cheese Family size original flavor
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese grated
  • 1 cup queso fresco cheese grated
  • 1 cup green peas thawed
Preparation:
  1. In a medium size pan over medium heat add the oil. When the oil is slightly hot add the onion and sauté for 3 minutes, or until translucent. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 more minute, stirring constantly to prevent burning.
  2. Add shrimp and crab and sauté for 5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked (when the shrimp are cooked and become a pink color). Season with seafood seasoning. Taste to see if you need more seasoning and add a little salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat and reserve.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 ° F. Spray with olive oil a baking dish 9×9 inch.
  4. Prepare Mac and Cheese according to package directions.
  5. When the Mac & Cheese is ready add half and half, butter, 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, Queso Fresco and green pees. Mix until incorporated.
  6. Add the seafood and mix well to incorporate.
  7. Pour into the prepared baking dish and add the remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese evenly over the surface.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden.
  9. Serve immediately.

Seafood Mac and Cheese Recipe

 

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