Serves:
Total40min
Prep15min
Cook25min

Instructions

• Cook bacon in a large nonstick pan. Remove, crumble, and set aside.
• Add butter to grease in pan and cook onion until soft.
• Add flour to pan and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
• Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.
• Stir in 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning. Set aside 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and stir remaining cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese in until melted.
• Check for seasoning and add salt to taste.
• Add Thammachart Seafood crab stick and stir into cheese mixture.
• Place cooked pasta in a 9X13-inch casserole dish. Pour cheese sauce on top and mix.
• Sprinkle reserved cheese on top along with bacon.
• In a small bowl, stir together Panko crumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle on top of mac and cheese.
• Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes.
• Broil for 2-3 minutes (watching closely) to brown bread crumbs.

Ingredients

Thammachart Seafood Crab Sticks with real crab meat

• 4 slices bacon
• 1/2 cup chopped onion
• 3 tablespoons butter
• 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
• 4 cups whole milk
• 1 teaspoon of cajun pepper for seasoning
• 3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
• 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
• salt to taste, I used 1/2 teaspoon
• 1 (16-ounce) box medium pasta shells cooked according to package directions
• 2 (5-ounce) cans Chicken of the Sea crab
• 2 tablespoons melted butter
• 1/3 cup Panko crumbs