Crab mac and cheese bites

Ride the wave of deliciousness with these Crab Mac and Cheese Bites! The creamy comfort of mac and cheese gets a seafood twist. Treat yourself and indulge in these baby bites of cheesy crabby perfection!

  • 45 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Beginner

Ingredients

The Mac and cheese

The Crab topping

  • 100g Crab White and Brown
  • 50g Yeo Valley Crème Fraiche
  •  ½ Lemon (juice)
  • 1 tbsp Chives (chopped)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 50g Breadcrumbs (toasted)

Method

  1. Grease a mini muffin tin and heat the oven to 180C.
  2. Make cheese sauce by melting the butter and the flour in a saucepan. Gradually add the milk, whisking in between additions until the sauce is smooth. Add the mustard and cayenne pepper and stir through the grated cheese until it has melted.
  3. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions and stir it through the cheese sauce.
  4. Add the mac and cheese to the muffin tin and bake in the oven for 20-25 mins, until the edges are crispy.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, combine crab with the crème fraiche and lemon juice and season it with salt and pepper.
  6.  Once the mac and cheese is cooked remove the mini bites from the muffin tin, top with crab mix, toasted breadcrumbs and chopped chives.

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