Faux Fried Chicken and Mac and Cheese Recipe | Crescent Foods | Home Meat Delivery

Faux Fried Chicken and Mac and Cheese Recipe

 Chicken Ingredients:
  • 1 lb of Crescent Foods Chicken Tenders 
  • 1 tbsp smoked paprika seasoning 
  • 1/2 cup flour 
  • Pinch of salt & pepper 
  • 1 egg whisked with 2 tbsp of water 
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese 
  • 1 cup of Panko bread crumbs 
  • 2 tbsp dried Italian seasoning 

Method (for Chicken):

  • Pat chicken dry. Season with salt, pepper, and smoked paprika. 
  • Mix the Panko with the Parmesan in a shallow pan. 
  • Add the flour to a separate bowl and the eggs to a separate bowl. 
  • Dip the chicken in the flour and coat it well then shake excess flour. 
  • Then dip into the egg wash and shake off excess. 
  • Dip into bread crumbs and coat well. 
  • Place on a nonstick baking pan that has been sprayed with non stick oil. Repeat for the rest. 
  • Bake on 400 F for 12 minutes each side. 
  • Check to see if chicken is white throughout and no pink is insight. 

Mac n cheese Ingredients:

  • 16 oz. elbow pasta cooked 
  • 2 cups of shredded gruyere & Swiss cheese 
  • 3 cups of shredded sharp cheddar cheese 
  • 1 cup of shredded Parmesan cheese 
  • 5 tbsp of butter 
  • 1/3 cup flour 
  • 3 cups of milk 
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half n half 
  • Salt & pepper to taste 

Method (for Mac N Cheese):

  • In a large pot, add the butter and flour and stir until it turns into a light brown and thick consistency. 
  • To that, add the milk and heavy cream and keep stirring for about 5 minutes until it starts to thicken. Once it starts boiling on top for 2 minutes then start adding the cheeses. 
  • Add one cup of cheddar, one cup of gruyere, and 1/2 cup Parmesan. Stir in. Thick should be thick and creamy. Add a dash of salt and pepper. 
  • Add the cooked pasta to this and mix all together. 
  • In a 9 by 13 baking pan which has been buttered add half of the pasta mixture. Top that with some cheese of all 3 then add the rest of the pasta and top once again with the rest of the cheese. 
  • Bake at 350 F for about 20 minutes then broil for 1-2 minutes until lightly browned on top! 
  • Enjoy the Mac b cheese and chicken tenders together for a comforting meal! 

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published