BBQ Macroni and Cheese Recipes

BBQ Chicken 'n Macaroni

Kids will love these chicken drumsticks served with macaroni and cheese.

5 min. prep time
4 servings
151 Rating


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
4 (4-ounce) chicken drumsticks
1 (7.25-ounce) package macaroni & cheese dinner mix
1 1/2 cups water
1/4 cup barbecue sauce*
1/4 cup milk


Melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add drumsticks. Cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned on all sides.

Add dry macaroni and water to chicken (lifting pieces as necessary to assure that all of macaroni is in water). Spoon barbecue sauce onto chicken pieces. Cover; cook 10-12 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and macaroni is tender. Remove chicken; keep warm.

Add sauce packet and milk to macaroni; mix well. Arrange chicken over macaroni.

*Substitute 1/4 cup ketchup, 1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 440

Fat: 18g

Cholesterol: 110mg

Sodium: 680mg

Carbohydrates: 38g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 29g

Recipe #9541A©1997Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

my husband loved the bbq chicken next to some macaroni and mashed potatoes

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