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Mexican Chicken Skillet
Mac and Cheese

John Soules Mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese
mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese sauce
mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese
john soules foods mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese
John Soules Mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese
mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese sauce
mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese
john soules foods mexican chicken skillet mac and cheese
Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Per Serving
8 People
Calories
430 Per Serving

Primary Protein

Chicken Fajitas

Alternative Protein

Grilled Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 
  • 1 large red bell pepper, finely chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 
  • 2 cup whole milk 
  • 4 cups shredded pepper jack cheese, divided 
  • 8 ounces cooked elbow macaroni, about 4 cups 
  • 1 (6 ounces) tray John Soules Foods Chicken Fajitas, thawed 
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and cut into rounds
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to broil. Melt butter in large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers and cook, stirring occasionally until softened, about 3 minutes. Whisk in flour, cumin and cayenne pepper until smooth, about 30 seconds. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil. 
  2. Remove from heat and stir in 3 1/2 cups cheese until smooth. Fold in macaroni and chicken until combined. 
  3. Top with remaining cheese and broil until golden-brown, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Top with cilantro and jalapeno. Serve and enjoy.
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