Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine

Macaroni -Shrimp

Getting reviews...
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 35 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 15 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  3. Cut shrimp crosswise into thirds. In a medium frying pan, over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add garlic, and cook until translucent. Stir in the onion and celery, and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent. Add shrimp, 1 teaspoon salt, chives and pepper. Mix thoroughly, reduce heat and cover. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes until the shrimp are cooked through. Drain and reserve liquid.
  4. In a medium saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter over low heat. Stir in cornstarch/water mixture, nutmeg, and remaining 1 teaspoon salt. Gradually stir in half-and-half; cook and stir until mixture thickens slightly and bubbles. Remove from heat. Add half the colby cheese and 1 cup of the cheddar. Stir until melted; then add remaining colby cheese. Continue to stir until mixture is smooth. Add reserved liquid from shrimp and continue to stir until mixture is well combined.
  5. Grease a 2-quart casserole with remaining tablespoon butter. In large bowl combine shrimp and cooked macaroni; add cheese sauce and mix thoroughly. Pour mixture into casserole dish and stir in the egg. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with remaining 1 cup of cheddar cheese. Return to the oven and bake until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and sprinkle with paprika. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Choose a topic to find related recipes.

Fudge Factor

Chocolate Desserts

Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.

Over-the-Top-Delicious Treats to Satisfy Your Food Obsession

Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …

How-To: Chocolate Cream Puffs

Make this classic and elegant French dessert using our step-by-step guide.

Review: Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert's Chocolate Bar Nov 16, 2012

Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …

How to Chop and Melt Chocolate

Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.

How to Make Truffles

Learn how to make a chocolate lover's favorite treat: the classic truffle made from smooth chocolate ganache.

Nostalgic, Old-Fashioned and Retro Candy and Candy Bars

Take a sweet trip down memory lane by ogling these old-school candy bars and confections.

The Craziest Chocolate Creations for American Chocolate Week Mar 17, 2013

It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.

Easy Gift Idea: Chocolate-Covered Toffee Feb 7, 2013

Looking for an easy gift idea? Cooking Channel's recipe for Chocolate-Covered Toffee is just the ticket. A touch of coffee in the …

Valentine's Day Four-Ingredient Dessert Feb 12, 2013

By: Cameron Curtis

The best part of this Valentine's Day dessert? It requires only four ingredients: chocolate, butter, eggs and sugar.

Essentials: Chocolate Basics Sep 1, 2016

Satisfy that chocolate craving in your very own kitchen. All you need is baking chocolate and a little know-how. It also helps to …

Sifted: Plan-Ahead Valentine's Day Desserts Feb 6, 2013

By: Lauren Miyashiro

Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.