Mac and Cheese

By Patrick Gitau

Ingredients

400gms Macaroni pasta

3 1/2 cups water

2 cups milk

50gms butter

120gms broccoli florets

300gms chicken breast, cubed and cooked

2 tsps salt

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp garlic powder

250gms Sirimon Everyday Cheese, shredded

Method of Preparation

  1. Bring the water to a boil and add the pasta. Cook for about 5 mins then add the broccoli florets. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  2. To the pasta and broccoli pot, add 1 cup milk and butter. Let it simmer for 5 mins. When the liquid reduces, add the remaining 1 cup of milk and simmer again 3 mins. Remove the pot from the fire.
  3. For the Chicken: add oil to a hot skillet. Add the cubed chicken breast and cook for about 6 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Add the cooked chicken to the broccoli and pasta. Mix well.
  5. Pour mixture into a casserole dish then sprinkle the shredded Everyday Cheese to cover the top.
  6. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for 15-20 minutes. Serve warm. Enjoy!