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Seafood Mac and Cheese

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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 and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. If needed, peel and devein the shrimp.
  3. Cook the macaroni according to the package directions. Drain well.
  4. Place the drained macaroni in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add the sour cream and mix well until all noodles are coated.
  6. Add the crab meat and stir well.
  7. Finely chop the green onion and set aside.
  8. Grate the cheddar cheese and set aside.
  9. Grate the mozzarella cheese and set aside.
  10. Melt the butter in a medium saucepan or skillet.
  11. Add the shrimp and cook, turning and stirring, until lightly done.
  12. Remove the shrimp from the pan, chop slightly when cooled, and add to the macaroni mixture.
  13. Add the finely chopped onions to the saucepan and sauté until tender.
  14. Sprinkle flour over the onions and mix well. Cook and brown for about one minute.
  15. Slowly add the milk, stirring constantly until the mixture begins to thicken.
  16. Gradually add the grated cheddar cheese, stirring constantly until the cheese melts.
  17. Pour the cheese mixture over the macaroni and seafood mixture. Stir well to combine.
  18. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  19. Place the mixture in a well-buttered baking dish.
  20. Sprinkle the top with grated mozzarella cheese.
  21. Sprinkle bread crumbs on top of the mozzarella cheese.
  22. Lightly sprinkle with paprika for color.
  23. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.
  24. Serve warm and enjoy!
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