Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Thai Red Curry Mac 'n' Cheese

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

Mac 'n' Cheese:

Crumb Topping:

Directions

  1. For the mac 'n' cheese: Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil in a large pot. Salt generously, and then add the pasta and cook to box instructions, usually 6 to 7 minutes. Drain.
  2. In another large pot, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Whisk in the flour and continue whisking until it deepens in color and releases a light toasted aroma, about 1 minute.
  3. Whisk in the Thai red curry paste, and when fully combined, pour in the milk and cream (or all milk, if using). Bring to a boil, whisking constantly, and then turn down to a simmer. Simmer until the mixture thickens, whisking occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  4. Off heat, whisk in the cheeses and stir until melted. Add the pasta and toss to combine.
  5. Turn your broiler on.
  6. For the crumb topping: Toss the panko with the melted butter and season with salt and pepper.
  7. To assemble: Pour the mac 'n' cheese into a broiler-safe casserole dish, sprinkle with the bread crumb mixture, and broil until browned, about 1 minute.

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