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Butter Chicken Mac ‘n’ Cheese

This fusion dish brings together two comfort food favorites - creamy mac 'n' cheese and spicy butter chicken - for a bold and delicious meal that will have your taste buds singing.

Tasty Team
91% would make again
Butter Chicken Mac ‘n’ Cheese


for 4 servings

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


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

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 1344
  • Fat 88g
  • Carbs 49g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Protein 80g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium high heat 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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Butter Chicken Mac ‘n’ Cheese