Chicken and Shells Dinner

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by weekend cooker

With peas added here, this makes for an all around meal.

Top Review by AZPARZYCH

This was great, shells and cheese and chicken are my DHs 2 favorites so I cannot go wrong with this recipe! Only change I made was to use frozen peas and carrots since that is what was in the freezer. Made for 123Hits.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) package macaroni shells and cheese, dinner mix
  • 14 cup chopped onion
  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups cooked cubed chicken
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas, thawed
  • 23 cup mayonnaise
  • 13 cup seasoned bread crumbs


  1. Prepare dinner mix according to package directions.
  2. In a small skillet, saute onions in 2 tablespoons butter, until tender.
  3. Stir the chicken, peas, mayo, and sauteed onion into the dinner mix.
  4. Transfer to a 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  5. Melt remaining butter, and toss with breadcrumbs.
  6. Sprinkle over top, and bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.

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