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Alaska Surimi Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Baked mac 'n' cheese with fresh Alaska Surimi in a casserole dish with servings scooped out of the dish.
Everyone’s favorite macaroni meal takes a new twist with mild-flavored, protein-packed Wild Alaska Surimi in this recipe.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Servings: 4


  • Macaroni

  • 12 ounces dry macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sauce

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 3/4 cups cream
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, divided
  • Surimi and Breadcrumbs

  • 8 ounces Alaska surimi, cut in pieces
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Step 1 Prepare pasta

    Cook macaroni according to package directions; Drain; toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil to prevent pasta from sticking together.

  2. Step 2 Prepare sauce

    Into a large saucepot, add butter and garlic. Cook and stir over medium heat for about 1 minute, until fragrant. Whisk in flour; sauté 1 minute. Whisk in the milk and cream, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low. Cook for an additional 1 minute. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add 1⁄2 cup of the Cheddar cheese to the sauce.

  3. Step 3 Prepare casserole

    Mix in the macaroni and surimi then pour mixture into a spray-coated baking dish. Preheat the oven to 350 F (conventional oven) or 325F (convection oven).

  4. Step 4 Make breadcrumbs and bake

    Lightly toast the breadcrumbs in oil; remove from heat. Cool slightly; add the Parmesan and remaining Cheddar cheese; sprinkle mixture over the macaroni. Bake 25 to 30 minutes until completely warmed through.