July 13, 2021

Utz Seafood Mac & Cheese



  • 16 oz elbow macaroni
  • ½ cup salted butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 Tbsp Bay seasoning
  • 8 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz shredded mild cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz bay scallops, cooked*
  • 16 oz steamed shrimp, steamed and cut into small pieces*
  • 4 oz Mexican blend cheese
  • 3 oz Utz Kettle Classics Crab Chips


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Cook macaroni to al dente, follow package instructions. Drain pasta, then set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Reduce heat and add flour and bay seasoning until smooth.
  4. On medium-high heat, gradually stir in milk. Bring mixture to a boil, being sure to stir constantly.
  5. Boil for at least 1 minute or until the sauce begins to thicken.
  6. Add cheddar cheeses to sauce. Stir until cheese has melted and sauce is smooth.
  7. Add seafood to macaroni. Stir to combine.
  8. Add cheese sauce to macaroni and seafood mixture until macaroni is evenly coated.
  9. Place mac and cheese into a greased 9x13 pan.
  10. Top mac and cheese with Mexican cheese blend and crushed crab chips.
  11. Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes. Increase temperature to 400 degrees. Remove foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

*  Other seafood can be added as well. (ex. fish, crab, clam, lobster) Adjust amounts of seafood for combination of choice.