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Adjust Servings:
12 oz Pasta
2 Cups Cooked & Cubed Chicken Breast
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Small Diced Red Onion
3 Minced Garlic Cloves
1 Can Cream Corn
4 oz Cubed Cream Cheese
1/2 Cup Milk
3 Tbsp Frank's Hot Wing Sauce
1/2 Tsp Chili Powder
1/2 Tsp Ground Cumin
1/2 Tsp Paprika
1/2 Tsp Salt
1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
1 Cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar
1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
4 Strips Cooked & Crumbled Bacon
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Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Mac & Cheese

Posted By Chef Rodney on May 28th, 2018 under Gourmet Mac & Cheese

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.

— W. C. Fields
  • 20 min
  • Serves 6
  • Medium
  • (1 votes, avg. 5 out of 5)


This Mac & Cheese with Chicken and Bacon is simply to die for. Everybody loves a good Mac & Cheese and if you like spicy dishes, then this one is for you. In addition to the usual ingredients: pasta noodles, cheese, chicken and bacon, this dish also has cream corn! It’s not every day you can have a Buffalo Chicken style Mac & Cheese with cream corn in it. This dish has quickly become a family favorite and will become yours as well the minute you taste it!

How to Make this Recipe


Cook pasta until al dente in generously salted water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.


Heat one tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat in a large nonstick skillet. Saute onions for 5 minutes or until softened and slightly golden. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds.


Turn heat down to medium and stir in creamed corn, cream cheese, 1/2 cup milk, 2-5 tablespoons Buffalo hot sauce (see note) and spices. Stir until cream cheese is melted, then stir in cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese until melted.


Add chicken, bacon and pasta and stir until evenly coated, adding additional milk if needed to reach desired consistency. Garnish with fresh parsley if desired.

Chef's Notes

- You can control the heat of this dish by the amount of Hot Sauce you add. 3 tablespoons is average heat, 4 is if you like things a little spicy and 5 is very spicy.

Reviews for this Recipe

Average Rating:
Total Reviews: 1

This great recipe is outstanding and so easy to make. I was not a fan of cheddar cheese, but decided to use it as the recipe indicated. It was delicious and I am glad that I did not alter the recipe. Will make this again.

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