Carolina BBQ Chicken Gemelli Bake with Cheddar and Crispy Jalapeños

easy prep & pan included

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Diced Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 oz. Carolina BBQ Sauce
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    2 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    4 oz. Roasted Corn Salad
  • 4 oz. Mirepoix Blend
  • 2 tsp. BBQ Spice Rub
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    3 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
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    8 oz. Cooked Gemelli Pasta
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    ½ oz. Crispy Jalapeños

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare The Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Remove lid and label, if necessary. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Combine corn salad, mirepoix blend, pasta, bbq seasoning, cream cheese. 2 tablespoons water, and 2 tsp olive oil in provided tray until completely combined. Top with half the cheese.

  2. 2

    Add Chicken and Toppings

    Add chicken on top of pasta mixture and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Bake in a hot oven for 20 minutes.

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    Bake The Dish

    Carefully remove pan from oven, Add bbq sauce and stir to combine. Top with remaining cheese and continue to bake until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-7 minutes. Carefully remove pan from oven. Top with crispy jalapenos (to taste). Bon appétit!

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