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captain jack's shells, cheese and shrimp

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jackie O'Callaghan
Carmel, IN

Grown up mac and cheese!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For captain jack's shells, cheese and shrimp

  • 1 box
    shell macaroni
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 2 c
    grated monterey jack cheese
  • 2 c
    grated sharp white cheddar
  • 1 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 1/4 c
  • fresh chopped chives
  • cayenne pepper
  • cooking oil
  • panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp
  • 1-1.5 lb
    raw, cleaned, deveined shrimp
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 c
    panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped flat parsley
  • black pepper to taste
  • butter

How To Make captain jack's shells, cheese and shrimp

  • 1
    Boil shells in salted water until al dente Preheat oven to 425 Mix Panko and cayenne pepper Dredge shrimp in egg or milk, and then into breadcrumb mixture Heat oil in skillet Fry shrimp until pink Drain shrimp on napkin Drain shells and pour into a 2 quart casserole dish Melt butter, cream, cheeses, milk, chives, sugar and pepper in another large pan Pour mixture over shells Chop shrimp and add to cheese shell mixture Top with 1/2 cup Parmesan, parsley, breadcrumbs and little pats of butter and red pepper flakes for extra heat if you desire Cook for 20-25 minutes Serve with tomatoes or a nice green salad.

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