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Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Skillet Dinner

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 15 mins

4 servings

Do you like dinner on the spicier side? In less than 30 minutes you can make this tasty dinner recipe that is an adult version of mac and cheese.


  • 2 cups (6 oz) uncooked dried ziti
  • 3 tablespoons Crystal Farms® butter
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon blue cheese dressing
  • ` cup (4 oz) Crystal Farms Shredded Mac & Cheese

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

  2. Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet. Cook chicken over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Add celery and bell pepper. Cook 2-3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.

  3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add cooked pasta, remaining 2 tablespoons butter, hot sauce and blue cheese dressing. Stir until well mixed and butter is melted.

  4. Top skillet dinner with Crystal Farms Shredded Mac & Cheese. Cover; cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.