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Skillet Chicken Bacon N Mac Casserole

I found a new recipe magazine called Skillet Casserole’s and holy my new favorite! This recipe is in the magazine however, I tweaked a bit for my liking. Hope y’all enjoy!

 

 

Skillet Chicken Bacon N Mac Casserole

I found a new recipe magazine called Skillet Casserole's and holy my new favorite! This recipe is in the magazine however, I tweaked a bit for my liking. Hope y'all enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 8 slices Thick-cut bacon I used maple bourbon
  • 1.5 lbs Boneless chicken cut into 3/4 bite size pieces
  • 1 pck Fiesta seasoning mix
  • 1.5 tsp Minced garlic
  • 2 cups Heavy whipping cream I used almond milk
  • 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups Elbow macaroni cooker per package directions
  • 1 cup Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup Shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • In a 10” cast-iron skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towel.
  • In a large bowl mix, cubed chicken and fiesta seasoning. Add to skillet, add pepper and cook until browned on all sides, about 6 minutes each side.
  • In a large bowl mix, cubed chicken and fiesta seasoning. Add to skillet, add pepper and cook until browned on all sides, about 6 minutes each side.
  • While chicken is cooking cut bacon into bits.
  • Remove cooked chicken from skillet with a slotted spoon.
  • Add minced garlic to skillet and cook for 30 seconds. Gradually whisk in cream bringing to a simmer and cook until slightly thickened. Add Parmesan cheese and stir till melted. Remove from heat.
  • In separate bowl or pot (that you cooked mac in) mix chicken and noodles together stirring until well combined. Add ½ of diced bacon stirring again until combined.
  • Add chicken, bacon and noodles to cream/cheese mixture in skillet.
  • Top with Mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese and remaining bacon.
  • Bake until bubbly and golden brown. I set my timer for 30 minutes but pulled out of oven at 20 minutes.

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