Shrimp and Crab Mac and Cheese
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4 from 2 votes

Shrimp and Crab Mac and Cheese

Use your favorite combinations of seafood to make this dish. If you like your mac and cheese a little creamier, add another half cup of milk to the recipe when adding the evaporated milk.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mac and cheese, seafood
Method: Bake
Skill Level: Intermediate
Servings: 8
Calories: 427.8kcal
Author: Marilyn


  • 2 cups of Penne pasta
  • 6 oz. Claw Crab Meat
  • 8 oz. Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 8 oz. Sour Cream
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 Spring Onion
  • 1 can Evaporated Milk
  • 8 oz. block Sharp White Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 oz. block Mozzarella Cheese
  • ¼ cup Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Salt Black Pepper, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Peel and de-vein shrimp if needed.
  • Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain well.
  • Place drained pasta in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the crab meat, stir well.
  • Add the sour cream, stir together well, until all noodles are coated.
  • Finely chop the green onion. Set Aside.
  • Grate the white cheddar cheese. Set aside.
  • Grate the mozzarella cheese. Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a medium sauce pan, or skillet.
  • Add the shrimp. Turn and stir shrimp until lightly done.
  • Remove shrimp from pan. Chop slightly when cooled. Add to the macaroni mixture.
  • Add the finely chopped onions to the sauce pan, sauté until tender.
  • Sprinkle flour over onions and mix well. Let cook and brown for about one minute.
  • Slowly add the milk, stirring constantly until mixture begins to thicken.
  • Gradually add the grated Cheddar Cheese, stirring constantly until cheese melts.
  • Pour cheese mixture over the macaroni and seafood mixture. Stir well to combine.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place the mixture in a well buttered baking dish.
  • Sprinkle top with grated mozzarella cheese.
  • Sprinkle bread crumbs on top of the mozzarella cheese.
  • Sprinkle lightly with Paprika, to add color.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly browned on top.
  • Serve warm and Enjoy!


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Serving: 197g | Calories: 427.8kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 23.5g | Fat: 21.6g | Saturated Fat: 13.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 134.2mg | Sodium: 653.7mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1.3g | Sugar: 1.2g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg