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Butter Chicken Mac ‘n’ Cheese

from the video 12 Comfort Foods To Suit Every Mood ▶︎

by Ellie Holland


for 4 servings

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 300 g (2 ¼ cups) chicken, chopped
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 300 mL (1 ¼ cups) milk
  • 50 g (¼ cup) butter chicken sauce
  • 250 g (2 ¼ cups) mozzarella cheese
  • 250 g (2 ½ cups) cheddar cheese
  • 200 g (1 cup) elbow pasta, cooked
  • 100 g (1 cup) mozzarella cheese, grafted
  • fresh coriander, to garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet pan until melted.
  3. Add the chicken, salt, and pepper. Fry for about 5-8 minutes or until cooked through. Take out and set aside.
  4. Add the onion and fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in the flour.
  6. Gradually whisk in the milk.
  7. Whisk in the butter chicken sauce.
  8. Whisk in the mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
  9. Once the cheese has melted into the mixture, stir in the chicken and elbow pasta.
  10. Sprinkle on some more cheese on top.
  11. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, until the cheese is brown and bubbling on top.
  12. Garnish with coriander.
  13. Enjoy!
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