Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Hubert Keller's Top Chef Mac & Chees with Prawns

more top chef masters... this take on mac and cheese looks really lucious (and relatively easy). you can play around with the kind of chese you use and seafood... looks like fun.

Creamy Mac and Cheese with Prawns, Mushrooms and Fresh Herbs


• 4 tablespoons butter
• 3 large carrots, diced
• 1 large onion, diced
• 1/2 quart cream
• 4 ounces half and half
• 1 cup white mushroom, sliced
• 1 1/2 cup Swiss cheese
• 2 pounds prawns, diced
• 1 pounds cooked pasta
• 1 cup whipped cream
• 5 tablespoons chopped parsley
• 6 egg yolks
• Salt and pepper to taste


In a large pot, add butter, carrot, onion and sweat for 5 to 10 minutes. Add the cream, salt and pepper and simmer until it gets thicker (10 to 15 minutes). Add the mushroom and Swiss cheese, simmer for 5 minutes. Add the prawns and pasta and mix gently until very hot. Fold into the whipped cream the parsley and egg yolks. Season with salt.

Transfer Mac & Cheese into bowl and cover lip with the whip cream mix.


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