Tex-Mex chicken mac n cheese

original blog post: http://greedygirlcooks.blogspot.com/2017/05/tex-mex-chicken-mac-n-cheese.html



1 box macaroni and cheese with cheese sachet

1 cup chopped rotisserie chicken

¼ cup chopped Onion

¼ cup chopped Tomato

2 tablespoon chopped cilantro

¼ cup shredded pepper jack cheese (plus more for the top)

¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese

2 tablespoon butter

¼ cup heavy cream

¼ cup milk

½ teaspoon Cumin

¼ teaspoon Chili powder

1 teaspoon Onion powder

1 teaspoon paprika

2 pinch Black pepper

2 pinch Salt

½ teaspoon Sugar




  • Preheat the oven to 400
  • Cook the macaroni to the box specifications
  • In another pot melt butter and add milk, cream and the cheese mix from the macaroni
  • Once its dissolved and comes to a boil add cumin, chili powder, onion powder, black pepper salt sugar and paprika
  • Once the mixture begins to thicken add the chicken and the shredded cheese
  • Turn off the heat and add the onions, tomatoes and cilantro
  • Pour this cheese mixture unto the cooked macaroni pasta and pour into a baking dish
  • Add shredded pepper jack cheese to the top
  • Bake in the oven until golden brown