Spicy Macaroni & Cheese

A classic baked macaroni and cheese with a golden crust and just a bit of spice.

Classic baked macaroni and cheese spiced up with Chrouk Metae
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Cambodian Fusion
Keyword: Cheese Spread, macaroni
Servings: 4
Calories: 558kcal
Author: angkorchef


  • 1/2 pound macaroni
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 Tablespoons Angkor Chrouk Metae
  • 1/2 pound cheese combination of sharp cheddar and fontina
  • 1/2 cup Panko crumbs


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cook macaroni according to instructions in salted water, but undercook so it is not quite al dente and drain.
  • Combine milk and cornstarch in pot; whisk until smooth and heat until it boils and thickens.
  • Take the pot off the heat and add the drained macaroni stir to combine then add the Chrouk Metae and grated cheese. Stir until combined then transfer mixture to a greased casserole dish and top with Panko.
  • Bake until crust is golden about 25 minutes, let cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 497mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 766IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 572mg | Iron: 2mg
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