777 Original Buffalo Chicken Mac N' Cheese 

Makes

Prep

Cook

8

10

30

Serv.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 pound (16 ounces) elbow macaroni

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 4 cups milk

  • 4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons 777 Original Hot Sauce, divided

  • 2 cups chopped cooked chicken

  • 3 stalks celery

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion, optional

  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese, optional

DIRECTIONS

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F. Spray a 13x9-inch baking dish with no stick cooking spray; set aside. Cook macaroni as directed on package using minimum cook time. Drain well.

  • MEANWHILE, melt butter in 3-quart saucepan on low heat. Whisk in flour; cook and stir until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute until mixture is hot and bubbly. Add cheese and 1/2 cup of the 777 Original Hot Sauce; stir until cheese is melted and mixture is smooth.

  • ADD cooked macaroni, chicken and celery to cheese sauce; stir gently to coat well.

  • POUR macaroni mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with green onions and blue cheese crumbles if desired.

  • DRIZZLE top with remaining 2 tablespoons 777 Original Hot Sauce. Bake, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes or until bubbly and lightly browned on top. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.