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Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

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Macaroni and cheese is perfect by itself but when you add buffalo chicken it makes it that much better! This is a fun dish perfect for a crowd or game day!

Buffalo Chicken, Mac & Cheese! Taking your macaroni and cheese to the next level!

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Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

Buffalo chicken, macaroni and cheese

Macaroni and cheese is perfect by itself but when you add buffalo chicken it makes it that much better!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 2438 kcal


  • Skillet
  • Oven
  • lasge stock pot


  • 2 chicken breast cubed
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. Tony’s seasoning
  • 2 tsp. Onion powder
  • 2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 ½. c. Buffalo wing sauce
  • 3 c. canola oil
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • ½ c. Butter
  • 1/4 c. Flour
  • 2 c. Whole milk or Half & Half
  • 2 c.Sharp cheddar Cheese Tillamook
  • 2 c. Mild Cheddar Cheese Tillamook
  • 1 lb. Elbow macaroni
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 2 tsp. Ground mustard
  • 2 tsp. Paprika
  • ¼ tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Pepper


  • Heat oven to 375° F
  • Have all ingredients measured out next to your stove.
  • In a stock pot add 4 qts. of water. Add 3 tbsp. of salt to the boiling water and cook elbow macaroni until al dente.
  • In a small saucepan, melt butter.
  • To your melted butter, add flour.
  • Whisk well and continuously so that the flour tastes cooked out. This is called your roux.
  • To your roux add spices and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Once all the spices and Worcestershire sauce is mixed into the room. Slowly add your milk or half & half.
  • Continue to whisk your cream sauce until it thickens. Try not to let it sit unattended for too long because the bottom will burn.
  • Once bubbles appear, turn off the heat and add in two cups of cheese.
  • Mix until the cheese is melted and blended into the sauce.
  • For half of your cooked macaroni noodles into your glass baking dish.
  • Next, add half of the cheese mixture to the baking dish, the baking dish. Mix until all the macaroni’s are coated and repeat this step until the entire baking dish is full of macaroni and cheese.
  • Smooth out the top of your macaroni and top off with leftover cheese.
  • Foil cover and bake for 25 minutes till bubbling, remove foil for the last 10 minutes to brown the top.
  • While your mac and cheese is cooking, make your chicken.
  • Season your diced chicken with seasonings.
  • Dredge in flour and cornstarch mixture
  • Fry our chicken in 350 F oil. Until golden brown.
  • Once your chicken is done add your buffalo sauce to the top and mix fully.
  • Once your mac n cheese is finished top it with your buffalo chicken.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 2438kcalCarbohydrates: 138gProtein: 17gFat: 206gSaturated Fat: 30gPolyunsaturated Fat: 51gMonounsaturated Fat: 119gTrans Fat: 2gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 3505mgPotassium: 181mgFiber: 5gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 827IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 43mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Meat
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By on January 26th, 2024

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