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Crab Rangoon Mac and Cheese

Mac and Cheese inspired by the classic Chinese takeout appetizer crab rangoons
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 4 people


  • 1/2 pound elbow pasta
  • 1/2 pound lump crab
  • 8 ounces jack cheese
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 bunch scallions
  • 1/2 cup pickled jalapenos optional
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 12 wonton wrappers


  • Bring water to a boil for the pasta. Grate the cheeses, chop the scallions and jalapenos. Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Drop the pasta into the water. In a bowl, mix the everything except the pasta and the wonton wrappers. Stir well. Just before the pasta is ready, add about 1/2 cup of the pasta water to the cheese mixture and stir well. Strain the pasta and add it to the cheese mixture. Stir. Place in a baking dish or individual ramikins. Bake for 25-30 minutes until bubbly and creamy.
  • While the pasta is baking, cut the wontons into triangles and fry in a little oil in batches until crispy. Drain and salt.
  • Serve the pasta with the crispy wonton wrappers.