Bayou Macaroni and Cheese

Bayou Macaroni And Cheese Recipe

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raymond spencer


this new macaroni and cheese recipe,it's a style of louisiana,it filled with andouille sausage,shrimps and crawfish out of the shells,it's jambalaya on mac and cheese.


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25 Min
20 Min


  • 1
    (16 ounce) package cooked and peeled whole crawfish tails
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package elbow macaroni
  • 2
    andouille sausage,sliced
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 lb
    fresh shrimps,peeled and deveined
  • 2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 3/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1
    vidalia onion,peeled and diced
  • 1 c
    sliced white mushrooms
  • 2 tsp
    creole seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    creole mustard
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    grated gruyere cheese
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper

How to Make Bayou Macaroni and Cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.Add crawfish tails
  2. Cook macaroni in a large pot of boiling water until al dente.Drain.
  3. In a large skillet,cook the andouille sausage over medium heat until done.Set aside.In a same skillet,add 1 tablespoon margarine and shrimps over high-medium heat for 3 minutes or until the shrimps are white.Sprinkle with red pepper flakes.Set aside.
  4. In a small skillet,melt 1 tablespoon margarine over medium heat.Add bread crumbs,and stir to coat.Cool and then mix in parmesan cheese.Set aside.
  5. In a medium saucepan,melt 1 tablespoon margarine.Saute onion and mushrooms until translucent.Transfer to a bowl.Season with creole seasoning.
  6. In a same saucepan,melt remaining margarine over medium heat.Whisk in the flour,to make a white roux,mix in creole mustard,then stir in milk.Bring to boil over medium heat,then add gruyeye and cheddar cheeses.Simmer,stirring often,until think enough to coat the back of a spoon,about 10 minutes.Season with black pepper.
  7. Transfer cooked macaroni,andouille sausage,saute shrimps and vegetables to prepared baking dish,toss it well.Stir in the cheese mixture.Sprinkle with bread crumbs and parmesan mixutre evenly over the top.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes,or until golden brown.

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About Bayou Macaroni and Cheese

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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