Lobster and Bacon Mac and Cheese

2
3 strips of bacon, sliced into approx half inch pieces


5 Tbsp butter


3 cloves garlic, chopped


1/4 cup flour


1 cup heavy cream


1 cup whole milk


1 bay leaf


1 tsp salt


1 cup lobster meat (raw), bite-sized pieces


2 cups shredded medium cheddar cheese


2 cups shredded smoked cheddar cheese


1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


1 box of your favorite macaroni pasta, cooked (my recommendation: Rotini pasta)


1 1/2 cups Panko breadcrumbs + 2 Tbsp melted butter
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F In a cast iron skillet, sauté bacon until slightly brown on the edges. Add butter and garlic and stir till well combined. Add flour. Stir constantly for about a minute. Add...
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Nutritions

Calories
4596

Sodium
8247mg
343% DV

Fat
251g
387% DV

Protein
223g
446% DV

Carbs
343g
116% DV

Fiber
30g
120% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
4
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV