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Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese on a white plate with broccoli

Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

I love spicy food and this bold Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese hit the spot! You will love this new way to do a classic recipe!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 506 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups macaroni noodles
  • 16 oz Velveeta cheese
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce (more or less to taste)
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 2 cups pepper jack cheese (shredded)
  • 1 1/2 cup half and half
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken

Topping:

  • 1 cup Ritz crackers (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions then drain and then return to pot.

  2. Add Velveeta cheese to cooked pasta and allow to melt over medium heat string often.

  3. In a separate sauce pan melt butter and and hot sauce. Once melted together well add this to pasta and mix together well.

  4. To your noodle add shredded cheddar and pepper jack cheese along with your half and half. Mix while cooking over medium/low heat until creamy. Once cheese is melted add in your rotisserie chicken and mix well.

  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Add noodles to the baking dish.

  6. To make your topping melter the butter and add in crushed Ritz crackers and blue cheese. Add this to the top of your mac and cheese.

  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes until cassrole is warm throughout.

Recipe Notes

Making this buffalo sauce homes is so simple and taste amazing. But if you have a buffalo sauce you like you can use that instead of the butter in hot sauce. 

When making the homemade buffalo sauce you can use more or less hot sauce to taste. 

Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 506 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 20g100%
Cholesterol 96mg32%
Sodium 1462mg61%
Potassium 333mg10%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 1220IU24%
Vitamin C 9mg11%
Calcium 681mg68%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.