Just in case you weren’t sure Mac and Cheese was the ultimate comfort food – this one seals the deal. Smoked cheese and smoked chicken, Mac and Cheese has never been so good.

Double Smoked Chicken Mac and Cheese | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com
Just in case you weren’t sure mac and cheese was the ultimate male comfort food – this one seals the deal. Take the creamy goodness of smooth rich smoked cheese over copious amounts of pasta, and toss it some steroids. Ok, a lot of steroids. I added all the testosterone I could think of, without getting a call from the health department. Otherwise, it would have just gotten awkward. If you smoke a chicken yourself beforehand you can gorge on poultry all week.  Or a turkey. Heck, substitute any smoked meat you want in this, and it won’t hurt my feelings.


Double Smoked Chicken Mac and Cheese | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com

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In case you haven’t realized, I love Mac and Cheese.  Try these others, and toss out the blue box.

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Smoked Jalapeno Mac and Cheese

Spicy Sausage & Chipolte Mac and Cheese

Fiesta Alfredo Mac and Cheese

Double Smoked Chicken Mac and Cheese

5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Double Smoked Chicken Mac and Cheese | Kita Roberts GirlCarnivore.com
Smoking your own chicken and cheese really amp up the flavors of this dish. If that isn’t an option, a purchased rotisserie chicken and smoked cheese will do. I followed this outline for cold-smoking cheese in an electric smoker. First time was not the charm. But it was worth the efforts. The chicken was rubbed with Tonguespank Smokey Bourbon, which adds some heat. Alternatively, add a dash of cayenne to the roux.


  • 1 lb chicken smoked (preferably, wrapped in bacon, and then smoked), picked from bone and cut into bite sized pieces (save some for sandwiches later)
  • 12 oz pasta cooked to al dente
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 – 1/2 cups milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Smoked Cheese shredded (See note)
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
  • Scallions


  • Have your cheese shredded, pasta drained and rinsed (after cooking), chicken and bacon chopped and ready to go for this recipe.
  • In a large pot over medium heat, melt butter. 
  • Add flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in the wine and milk. You want a smooth even roux. Season with salt and pepper. 
  • Cook until thick about 3-5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add the cheese. Stir until smooth. 
  • Stir in the sour cream until smooth. 
  • Toss in the pasta, chopped chicken, and bacon.
  • Top with scallions and serve.


Calories: 861kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 751mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 578mg | Iron: 2.1mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Author: Kita Roberts

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  1. How have I never seen this until NOW?!?! I’m so far behind the game and now this is all I will be thinking about!

  2. Double smoked? Say what? My hubby would go crazy for this amazing recipe! It looks like a grilling girls dream dish! Beautiful, Hugs, Terra

  3. Okay seriously woman, “chicken, smoked (preferably, wrapped in bacon, and then smoked)”. Do you know how much I love you right now?

  4. Holy smokes this looks good!

    😉 I just can’t help myself. Thanks for participating in our event! I can’t wait to make all these recipes.

  5. I LOVE using smoked cheese in mac and cheese! This — especially with that chicken — sounds amazing.