After masterfully transforming instant noodles, Susur Lee of Top Chef Canda and Food Network‘s Iron Chef America fame has now turned Kraft Dinner into a gourmet meal. The reimagination of the ubiquitous instant mac ‘n’ cheese by the chef defined by his eclectic culinary style is the latest in his son, YouTuber Jet Bent-Lee‘s, ongoing video series.
Tasked with turning Kraft Dinner into a gourmet meal, Susur Lee got straight to work soaking the macaroni overnight before bringing the challenge to the kitchen of his Toronto establishment, Lee Restaurant. Aside from preparing duck confit, the chef transformed the soaked macaroni into a steamed noodle sheet and making a bechamel cheese sauce with the Kraft Dinner sauce packet. Delivering his gourmet meal in two ways, Susur created a gratin dish topped with roasted figs and duck jus, and a crispy fried variation accompanied by honeycomb toffee.
Watch Susur Lee turn Kraft Dinner into a gourmet meal above.
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