Crispy Chicken with Broccoli Cheddar Mac and Cheese
Prep & Cook Time:15-20 min.
Cook Within:4 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Large Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
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
Cook the Chicken
Line a plate with a paper towel.
Pat diced chicken dry, and season all over with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Gently combine chicken and cornstarch in a mixing bowl until chicken is completely coated.
Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 Tbsp. olive oil and chicken to hot pan. Flip occasionally until browned, crispy and reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 6-8 minutes.
Remove chicken to towel-lined plate.
While chicken cooks, cook vegetables.
Cook the Vegetables
Cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces
Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate.
Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add broccoli and white portions of green onions to hot pan and stir occasionally until almost tender, 3-5 minutes
Make the Sauce
Add cream base, cheddar cheese, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Bring to a boil.
Once boiling, stir until smooth, 2-3 minutes.
Stir in pasta and cook until warm, 1-2 minutes.
[new photo: pasta coated in cream base/cheddar sauce]
[beta changes: swapped cream cheese/cheese sauce for new cream base, increased cheddar, removed water, broccoli added in last step instead of here. MATT, pls taste test/check salt with nigel!]
Finish the Dish
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping pasta with broccoli, chicken, and green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!
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