Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe – How to Make Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

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  1. Meagan McCue

    Im going to make this but at the store they had no lobster tails so im nust gonna use imitation lobster. I know its sacrilege but i habe no other choice 😆

  2. Nic B

    First time I’ve ever liked a video before I watched it.

  3. GodKingVivec

    just made this an hour after watching this, used it as a guide. turned out fucking great.

  4. Sal Mammana

    You killed this man.

  5. Hank W

    Seafood and cheese should never meet. With the possible exception of a bagel with lox and cream cheese.

  6. Roe Jogan

    Shout out to all the lonely people.

  7. April Gardner

    OMG I’m hungry now 🦂

  8. Natalia Rosas

    Looks yummilicious chef john

  9. ThePigvincent

    Try a handful of prewns in the mac just before it goes in the gratin dishes….

  10. Olm Cali-Girl

    I made this recipe it was amazing!! Thank you Chef John!

  11. Steven Zinn

    King crab is infinitely better than Lobster. As an Alaskan I know the flavor of KCrab. Don’t ever buy anything but locally purchased. It makes this meal 1000x better

  12. Cihan Depe

    The valentines day tongue joke…… Chef John you sly dog you.

  13. Sydney Moose

    I know this is an old video so I’m not expecting an answer I guess but just in case. If you don’t have two dishes available and need to cook it all in the same dish, what alterations do you need to make?

  14. Alan Koffman

    Would this work with crawfish tails also?

  15. Northern Mystic

    Ok, you won me over, I’m making lobster mac and cheese. Looks so delish!

  16. Reaper Main


  17. SpaceGypsy

    1:57 Oh I didn’t know RuPaul guest starred in this video

  18. Hussain Q

    7:44 noice

  19. Claudia Trammell

    Great recipes again. Thanks

  20. Laura C

    LOL i thought I was subscribed I love your recipes. I saw some other tutorials but they jacked up the music so I found you!

  21. Russ Whitsitt

    I would pay like $30 for this at a restaurant.

  22. Anam Asif

    I love your Voice

  23. Jesus Mendoza

    Dear god what video did I just find

  24. Justin Son

    what’s the name of the piano piece in the beginning?

  25. Anne Verderame

    Fox News live now

  26. David Brailsford

    “If it’s not broke, don’t fix it” this doesn’t apply if what you are fixing is Lobster Macaroni and Cheese



  28. dponzi56

    Hi Chef John, I just wanted to tell you that my wife and I made this for new years dinner. We also made a rib roast using your “X” method and your steakhouse creamed spinach, although the creamed spinach was from another recipe I already had, but was more or less the same one. The mac and cheese was incredible. Since we were using it as a side dish instead of the main dish, we made it in one larger dish. Other than that, we followed the recipe to the letter. It was great. Thanks for all your wonderful recipes.


    Wsshershher sauce

  30. Perfumaphilia

    “This is so good, you better make sure you have a few things around for breakfast, too.”

    Heh. Hint hint.

  31. Chris Lang

    He saved the rest of the lobster for himself. Lobster mobster.

  32. Jorge Saenz

    My mouth is salivating, I want this now. Will actually be making this for my family’s Christmas Dinner because why not?

  33. Max Cardamon

    What kind of pans do you use?

  34. J B

    thank you for sharing?

  35. GamingProductions

    I just now got the joke ” in fact this is so good you better hope you have something for breakfast too.” Sir you truly are a manipulator of words

  36. verochka bohne

    I just want to kidnap you and jail you in my kitchen😘😘😘

  37. MsCrimzen

    I wish I wasnt allergic to shellfish! I would totally make this!!

  38. Teal'c

    Yes good not dry like some others here on youtube

  39. Patrick Schaefer

    This guy sounds like Neil DeGrasse Tyson but maybe after a good joint or something lol

  40. poppykok5

    PRE -INSTRUCTIONS for making “LOBSTER Mac & Cheese:

    1.    Rob a Bank using a “S Q U I R T G U N’ (to make sure no one is hurt) Assure employees      that if they fully cooperate, they’ll be rewarded with a VERY DECADENT CULINARY TREAT at some point the following day…
    2.    Go to your fishmonger  & pay “cash” for fresh Lobster.
    3.   Head home…Go to backyard & empty squirt gun &…Leave by pool where you found it…
    4.   Time to put your Culinary skills to work…Carefully follow Chef John’s excellent instructions ………..
           BON APPE’TIT

  41. MegadethsGirl

    I may be the only one who doesn’t care for a gratin on top of my mac. I just don’t think it adds anything.

  42. MegadethsGirl

    This. Looks. AWESOME!!

  43. S. Dennis

    Does anone know the name of the dish he is serving in?

  44. desertrose88

    did you know that if you consume enough nutmeg, you might get high 😀

  45. elle b.

    Omg every food video makes my mouth salivate .. I adore everything u cook. Thank u for making me a better cook..

  46. bmoraski

    You are a forking Genius.

  47. Jeff Stanley

    The worlds most expensive mac and cheese recipe and it looks “darn well worth it”. Great job chef.

  48. Jerimiah Lorenzo

    I hate your fucking voice

  49. stillfoxyforever

    Hey Chef, Great recipe. I laughed so hard at the end when you said have something to eat for breakfast. My kids said “Mom why are laughing!?!” LoL, You are hilarious.


    Your cooking blows my mind !!!

  51. Gus Look

    The first lobster tail appears to have a proper V notch clipped fin. It was a lobster caught a Maine fisherman but released because it had eggs.

    Learn what a V notch is, an don’t buy any that show the marking. If a retailer claims that a V notched lobster is from Maine, contact fishery an wildlife cops.

  52. 두 니 야Dounia

    A kid made this on masterchef junior hehe

  53. Nancy Struthers

    Thank you Chef John. You’re amazing!!!

  54. Phil Venti

    You’re a good man chef John

  55. Kyla LuvsCats

    Oh great my cravings are coming on XD

  56. Aislyn Richert

    Can you make branzino?

  57. Kylethefish

    I am so glad I don’t watch this while high

  58. Brenda Trump

    Will you please marry me; I don’t like to have sex but I’d make a great wife cause I love to cook and I love to eat.

  59. cheeseburger 510

    I’m making that for Thanksgiving.

  60. Maurice-Mores

    Can you please show us how to make pistachio ice cream?

  61. xl Blue Aspect lx

    Even better, Shave truffle on the top of the mac and cheese and serve with caviar

  62. Scott Caldwell

    Have never mad this before in my life but will attempt very soon for a special somone

  63. Genesis Joseph

    doesn’t this look good

  64. Payton Flores

    Crustacean related karma is my favorite type of karma

  65. skdkoc

    made this! awesome. rob

  66. Matthew Edwards

    Lol “make sure you have a few things around for breakfast too”

  67. Tyler Huch

    I don’t like bread crumbs can I just cook it without the bread crumbs on top

  68. Matte Edström

    I love the cooking on this channel. But it really needs a new narrator or a computer voice!

  69. Britney McG

    Waiting for this to get out of the oven as we speak

  70. Technicolor

    That quick bit about the morning breakfast to come. Haha, ah Chef John you get me.

  71. MommyMatters

    I can smell this through the screen

  72. chronic Stitcher

    Digestive track, so that’s what oozed out of the only lobster I ever cut into. To this day I will not eat it. The Mac an cheese looks great though

  73. Tony Soprano

    why do other video’s say the opposite. hot rue and hot milk, no lumps?

  74. Pan Darius Kairos

    You forgot the bacon 😀

  75. Pan Darius Kairos

    God this looks good.

  76. ricktssf

    I’ve done l
    This using lagostino “Lobster bites”

  77. Monroville

    7:43 “This is so good, you better make sure you have a few things around for breakfast”

    Why.. John.. what are you implying? Are you saying that your significant other may require your company so as to play scrabble past midnight?

  78. Tammy Z

    Okay, I think I drooled a little!

  79. Nicolas Tesl

    why he put cayenne in everything lol

  80. Assblast USA

    oh my fucking god if you make this for me i will literally do whatever you want

    even if it’s paint the fucking house or re-carpet the livingroom

  81. luvbug24910

    Just made this tonight, it was delicious! My boyfriend and I absolutely loved it

  82. basketball gamer

    This looks GREAT! I’m so trying!

  83. Rosely Pagan

    You are so charming!

  84. *Hannah M*

    This is probably the third or fourth time I’ve watched this video….
    I have a problem.

  85. OrwellianOrator

    oh yeah chef john, fork my breadcrumbs…

  86. Jaymar Johnson

    i wish to see his face

  87. goodies707

    lol I like to give it a lil forking lol

  88. Dave McBroom

    Food network says “hot roux, hot milk” I’m a big believer of hot roux, doesn’t matter.

  89. CoCo Hanson

    Is it weird that I really like his videos not because of what he makes…but his voice?! 👀

  90. Where You Going

    Can you please do an ox tail recipe

  91. Jude Abijah

    If a rollercoaster had a voice it would sound like this

  92. Carol Johnson

    Chef John, I love your recipes. I will be making this one, love lobster.

  93. Brian Braynen

    is that half n half milk or whole milk

  94. Str8UpSavage762

    Actually some people eat the lobster poop so I don’t believe that removing the vein is a necessity

  95. Frank Ortolano

    really good

  96. Emily Burnett

    I have been searching for this account for so long and i finally found it!!! I’ve tried every name but this one but im so happy i found it again

  97. A ZH

    Another amazing recipe!!! Super delicious!! I love this channel!!

  98. Lawrence

    o m g i want this

    lobster a little hard to come by, i might try this with crab meat instead!

  99. Cheri Miller

    I wish I could taste that over the internet! Maybe someday!!

  100. tHeUnStOpAbLe16

    Love this recipe it comes out perfecr everytime and really does tasre great

  101. Klondike Blame

    tried this last night just for fun. completely worth it.

  102. Maura Donahue

    You could give me a little forking chef john

  103. Cosmos Spaceboy


  104. Livin' the Keys Life

    love your videos. have tried many of your recipes. We have a new channel if you get time it would be an honor to have you watch and maybe even subscribe.

  105. Summer Myst

    That last joke tho wink wink

  106. Alejandra Soto

    Chef john. You’re lucky I like you, I just watched a 30 second commercial JUST FOR YOU

  107. Da ZecretPianizt


  108. miniwheats

    Making this recipe for the second time today! My family and I LOVE it

  109. Mico Liu

    Chef I’ve been watching for awhile you are so awesome. When you’re doing the cheese why didn’t you use heaving cream but instead roux with milk. What is the difference?
    As always your videos always Great thank you

  110. DragonflyArtz1

    Not fair! I was all set to give you crap about “wasting lobster on Mac-N-Cheese” until I watched the video! I was going to say something snipity like “That’s like pairing Filet Mignon with Cheetos” but no, you had to make a delicious mouth watering dish! I hate you, I’m never watching another one of your videos again, until the next one. And I hope it is as equally delicious! So there!

  111. dlepi40

    I hate this mans voice, the way he enunciates the wrong parts of words, and the up and down fluctuation in every sentence – but fuck, his videos are delicious.

  112. Marisela Garcia

    chef john…my favorite!

  113. Jason Mcphee

    great awesome looks Delicious have to try that

  114. Ross #1

    Can you make some Caribbean dishes?

  115. John Pronk

    I hate the way that this guy talksssss…..

  116. Anfooey Fooey

    OMG…. Looks so good!!

  117. Proxy

    Chef John, you sly dog. You rogue. I saw that sneaky comment about breakfast.

  118. Coda

    I think I saw Gordon Ramsay threw away lobster shells or something similar that acted as garnish and wasn’t arable on Hell’s Kitchen and called a guy moron for doing that

  119. Jest Lockhearts

    Why can’t we buy a pack of lobster tail? Will it taste the same? 🙁

  120. Dave Canoy


  121. Jacob Huff

    Who says the intro with john? xD

  122. joshua hand

    Say it with me. Inflection. Say it with me. Awful.

  123. GFXち卄工尺口れモK口

    Why does chef john always say “thats right!” after introducing the food

  124. Jaeger

    Gonna make this for my mom on Mother’s Day! She loves lobster.

  125. Rozelia Fayard

    Keep the starchy water until you are done because it can be added to the macaroni if it is not eaten immediately. (The noodles suck up sauce) And, the starches wont make it too runny.

  126. Toeko's TV

    The breakfast was on point😂

  127. Chase Chester

    “you better have some things around for breakfast” ‘CAUSE BABY YOU GONNA GET LAAAAAID TONIGHT!

  128. Sarp-D

    “Crustacean related karma.”
    – Chef John

  129. Rose

    I thought the worcestershire was vanilla extract at first I was like man wtf you just ruined it

  130. Yharnam

    You talk like the Japanese version of Peguses from Yu Go Oh.

    Subbed. Going to cook.

  131. John Hall

    its poop! lol good vid!

  132. degen83

    That looks good and now I’m hungry 🙁

  133. dewhicular

    “In fact, this is so good you might wanna have some stuff around for breakfast. Ok?” Thanks Chef John, I see you.

  134. Sarah Nhan

    ‘and by the same amount , your Valentine gets a little bit more than you” LOL love your sense of humor and quick, clear step by step instructions. subscribed!

  135. WILLzee pArKoUr

    you sound like seth rogan

  136. ohnevergoingtoquit

    adding cold milk to a hot pan can cause a boil over. Just a fair warning.

  137. Daniel Edmondson

    We need to boycott any company that places adds on U-tub. We then need to contact the company and U-tub and inform them we will be boycotting them until U-tub change its policies that censors free speech!

  138. crippling depression

    if I made this, I would clean out lobster tails, and just pour easy mac, that’s already been cooked

  139. Savanah Smith

    You should make zuppa toscana it’s a sausage and kale soup it’s delicious!!

  140. Beautiful Oddity

    I bet being married to him is awesome lmao

  141. David Fox

    Chef John, stop forking your mac & cheese!

  142. Brody Thomas

    4:18 was that a fallout 3 reference?

  143. XxStonedKillerxX

    This guys sounds exactly like the guy from TheWolfePit

  144. Evergreen

    got to be honest, I’m gonna feel kinda duped when lifting up the lobster shell and see no meat inside, lol

  145. Christopher Castle

    I made myself a bowl of this to treat myself after a hard day at work. And afterwords I got lucky… let me tell you

  146. Michelle Xie

    oh my goddddd

  147. mj4lyfe404

    could i do the same for big shrimp?

  148. MJorgy5

    I’ve never eaten lobster, but this looks good enough that I’m now starving.

  149. Bunny Winslow

    Thank you for another wonderful video. Easy to follow and very delicious result. My cooking skills have greatly improved. Thank you!

  150. Instinctual777

    for fuck’s sake i need lobster rn dammit
    looks 10/10, hopefully i’ll eventually be able to get my hands on good lobster so i can cook this beauty.

  151. happyyyoung

    oh my gawd did John just help me get laid?!! lol

  152. Batifish reyes

    Can I used shrimp instead of lobster . Does it taste different ?

  153. Billodnh

    What did that lobster ever do to you?
    Leave it alone.
    Or maybe dunk it in some melted butter.
    But smothering sweet, delicate, expensive lobster in macaroni and cheese is a crime against shellfish.
    Throw some ham of bacon in the mac and cheese and savor your lobster.

  154. mrlasso2

    i dont like the way you talk. it sucks

  155. MerkinMuffly

    This is a favorite of George Costanza on Yom Kippur

  156. Adam Hammel

    I to like to give it a little forking before putting it in…

  157. we all

    can i substitute the fresh lobster with fake crab meat:^)

  158. Matt Sephton

    Hey Chef! I’m from the UK and we call Worcestershire Sauce “Worcester”, pronounced “Wuss-ter”. Thanks for the great videos!

  159. Payam Entezami

    I just made this and it came out GREAT! Thanks Chef!

  160. M cameraman

    Wish i could see your face i bet your a ginger Chinese alien queen.

  161. fooficst

    Dunno, dairy and seafood: strange bed-fellows. not to my taste, but then, I’m not American.

  162. Kyle Zager

    @4:17 Five drops of Worcestershire sauce is right out!

  163. Becky

    1M subs congrats

  164. Հովսեփ Խաշունի

    Crustacean relation, the greatest term ever coined in the history of mankind.

  165. Fank Daggot

    This dude’s voice is sooo annoying. Really a shame since the food on this channel looks delicious af.

    1. Clorox Bleach

      Fank Daggot Then mute the video. You’ll learn to love his voice, if you don’t mute it. His voice was unique to me, and went well with all of his sneaky humor, so I had no problem with it.

    2. Brody Thomas

      Fank Daggot I thought so to at first, but it grows on you.

  166. Karen Clark


  167. Kyle Harvey

    His voice jesus

  168. Peter

    Oh John.. you should’ve backed this up with the ‘morning after’ brunch =)

  169. Tom Dumont

    What about “Bouneschlupp”, the luxembourgish national dish? 😉

  170. Sean Nguyen

    I had to use imitation lobster for my girlfriend crustacean allergy

  171. Arvindder Rajasingam

    How does this even get a dislike…..

  172. Quincy K

    That looks really good

  173. Meiji Marts

    Lobster Mac and Cheese
    When you’re an adult but you’re still a kid at heart

  174. Karla González

    i love your videos

  175. aakkoin

    cold milk
    hot lump
    no roux

  176. Zisui Zhou

    lobster mac and cheese is the classicest dish for both me my son and my tree.

  177. Brendan Linnane

    The cadence of this mans voice makes me want to punch mac n cheese in the face.

  178. ramrod210

    Chef John… I absolutely love your videos! How can I get a hold of you for an on air interview on my radio show in Sonoma? I would place my email here, but I’m wanting to avoid jerks from pretending to be you, and spamming me…

  179. Sam l.

    can i use olive oil?

  180. Scorim

    FRESSSSHHLY grated.

  181. tom spud

    Up there with Bob Ross

  182. Jk Jensen

    Valentines day is only once a year, you know?

  183. Don Quixito

    lobster Mac and cheese I assume a dish brought about by the tech bubble and realistate bubbles how old is this dish

  184. The Great Sariel

    Oooh I’ve had this at a fancy seafood place before. The simple deliciousness of Mac n cheese with the luxury of lobster. Talk about Heaven in your mouth <3

  185. Jack Kenoff From BestBuy

    This meal gets you laid 9/10 times.

  186. sky

    oh my god…. you make everything look soooooooooo good…..

  187. Von Kittenshausz

    I’d say cook all that lobster shell into the roux mixture so none of the flavor gets lost in the pasta water.

  188. GiantsWS2014

    Not nearly enough lobster up in that dish, but other than that – amazing!

  189. lae u

    great video just wished the lobster was fried just a tad bit longer….

  190. AboveEmAllProduction


    1. Clorox Bleach

      AboveEmAllProduction I do have a crazy idea. Mute the fucking video, or to watch something else.

  191. slickcross


  192. Clinton Leonard

    “If you see anything like that…” You mean poop. If you see poop.

  193. HeroOfTime223

    Chef John is the illest.

  194. Brigadier Jones

    Is lobster cheap in the us? because this dish would cost around £50($65) maybe more in the uk so it confuses me when i see you guys chucking around lobster like its going out of fashion.

  195. Andrew Moffat

    finally a recipe I will use for lobster, thanks for your guide

  196. TZKL120

    he sounds like seth rogen😂😂😂😂 but good recipe^_^

  197. RidgeTheH2OBuffalo

    when I make lobster mac and cheese we boil multiple live lobsters, and take out all the meat, then cook the pasta in the broth

  198. Brenda Lopez

    two of my favorites Mac and cheese an Lobster

  199. dinnalja

    He talks funny. Staccato.

  200. patseidon

    This guy talks weird

  201. Bob Lob

    Is this Mr.Incredible’s boss from the Incredibles?

  202. Gregory Charles West

    Hi Chef John just wondering can I substitute penne pasta instead of macaroni?

  203. Chad Miller

    Put this thing on mute so you don’t have to hear him talk.

  204. Three Air Films

    this dudes fucking voice

  205. Jasmine Vasquez

    “‘Cause that is just some good crustacean related karma”

    That part killed me

  206. Chairman Meow

    im the only person in the world that doesnt like lobster 🙁 I love seafood too… but lobster tastes weird

  207. Louis Codron

    7:13 “hey, that’s pretty good”

  208. Erin Vittoria

    The special occasion would be me eating it 🙂

  209. Daphne Duran

    You should be a teacher

  210. Tricia Tuccinard

    Boiling the shells with the pasta is smart but you should never put inedible garnishes on the plate

  211. Luke Parker

    I would prefer to cook it less. Much rather want that gooey cheese right when he added the cooked pasta to the cheese. Anyone else agree??

  212. Sbreezy Brown

    The way you talk just makes me cringe

  213. ragnaice

    Is there a big difference between lobster and langostine tastewise? Never seen lobster like that around here but I have plenty of langoustine so I could use that as a substitute right?

  214. Kashmir

    Fuck you dude, dont tell me what to do !

  215. Liz Solorzano

    I made this for my family on Valentine’s Day and they loved it. Thanks for sharing your recipes

  216. shit stuff

    you kinda sound like Seth Rogen

  217. Geoff Pike

    Made a large batch of Mac and cheese using the techniques in this recipe as a guideline. Instead of using Lobster, I used rotisserie chicken, and I also added sautéed onion, garlic, broccoli, and mushrooms. Oh and bacon.

    I started by cooking the bacon in a large skillet. Then removed the bacon when it was crispy, removed most of the grease, tossed in the broccoli, onion, seasoned it lightly with salt, and cooked it on medium heat until the broccoli was just approaching soft. At that point I added the garlic and cooked for a few more minutes.

    I removed the veg from the pan, turned up the heat, added some olive oil, and cooked mushrooms in the same pan on high heat until they started to brown.

    One brown I removed the mushrooms from the pan, took the pan off the heat, added butter, melted it, and then made the roux, and added some anchovy paste. At this point I followed the guidelines in the recipe and brought it to a simmer. When it reached a simmer I added the cheese as Chef John did and followed the rest of his instructions.

    When the pasta was done my cheese sauce was too thick so I did add some pasta water to the sauce until it was smooth and creamy but just a tad on the runny side. If there isn’t enough moisture the cheese sauce will dry out when baked in the oven.

    I mixed the chicken, some of the bacon, and all of the veg with the noodles and the cheese sauce.

    From there it went into a buttered casserole dish, topped it with the buttered panko, and the remaining chopped bacon. Then baked it at 400 for about 18 minutes.

    This is my first time making a Mac and Cheese dish, I usually don’t like Mac and Cheese, and boy this was good!

    Thanks Chef John for the technique instruction and the inspiration!

  218. rscard119

    making this tonight..vday dinner lol..looking to get.. llllllots of compliments lol

  219. Donna Jacksin

    Chef John, you are my go to chef, whenever I an recipe, I look for your page…two thumbs up

  220. toxin689

    That’s what I love about Chef Jon. I may know that both of these bowls of Mac and cheese are going into me while I binge watch episodes of Spongebob and Dexters lab faded off my ass alone this Valentine’s Day. But he’s still holding out hope for his boy with that “better have something lying around for breakfast” line. Please don’t ever stop making these videos!

  221. Bbfishman

    hahah “this is so good, you better make sure you have a few things around for breakfast too”…..That took me a second to get, but i laughed out loud when i got it. dude your videos are awesome, i’m by no means a chef but i have a decent understanding of cooking and have a handful of cooking skill…but your videos make it seem so simple. you have a real knack for explaining and editing these videos together so the recipe really comes through in a way that can be learned and understood logically.

  222. tranquil Nice

    stop pointing out that im a lonely loser with these valentine’s recipes
    just give us the food porn and ill jerk off to porn porn

  223. coka

    yummy !

  224. Laila P

    I’m making this for valentines day 🙂


    whys he talking like that

  226. Dylan Gaty-Birnbaum

    Hungarian Paprika is better

  227. Neb88

    Thanks food wishes, she was super pissed at me… How was I supposed to know lobster isn’t vegan?

    1. Jeffrey Z

      relafen66 if she’s vegan dump her. For future reference any Living/Breathing creature including lobster, is not for vegans. Vegans also do not eat animal products, so cheese, milk, and eggs are out of the question too.

  228. Anton Builds

    man this is fuckin off the hook delish

  229. Gian Alvarado

    am i the only one that is quite a bit annoyed with the commentary voice over? haha love the food tho.

  230. Carla Deedrick

    This looks amazing!

  231. Clark O.

    Thank you Chef John for the recette! I will make this for my valentine because he loves lobster.

  232. tmw3s

    Could you make mulligatawny soup please? 🙂

  233. Kristi B

    ermahgeeerd! <3

  234. JustMe215

    if ever there was an excuse to be single on V-day, getting to make this and eat it all to yourself would be at the top of the list! 👅💦💦💦💦💦

  235. Matthew Lacey

    What a fantastic channel. You’re a pleasure to listen to and learn from.

  236. Gary Miller

    How did I miss this winner???????????????????????  Awesome idea.  thumbs up

  237. Rob749s

    I can’t afford lobster but with seafood extender this could be a regular treat

  238. Rogue Ninja Rod

    The tone of his voice makes you cringe but the lobster Mac looks great

  239. Chillin' Lately

    do you have another channel? you sound EXACTLY like another youtuber but i cant remember who.

  240. Pan Darius Kairos

    Ahmahgawd that looks good

  241. Pranks Vevo

    I’m eating takis

  242. Gemigalak

    😉 7:47. You are too funny Chef John.

  243. ABetterWeapon

    I’m doing the same thing tomorrow, but with crab. Okay, it’s not the same thing. It’s close though.

  244. Howard Johnson

    Hi Sheriff John!

    Don’t mess with my food

    I want my lobster just the way it comes off the tree

    And I want my Mac and Cheese straight.

    Don’t gum it up by combining the two.

    One of my hopes is to finally sit down and have all the lobster I want.


  245. Rikki Roxx

    Annoying voice intonation… Good video…

  246. Darth Bobo

    watching this at midnight while eating soda crackers and peanut butter

  247. Will Power

    I got lots of compliments

  248. jr10

    Love your recipes . I just came across this one, and thought this would also be awesome with a nice lump crab meat. 🙂

  249. Kyuriza

    Heeded your words of “changing things that don’t need changing” by changing your recipe… Substituted shrimp for lobster (all I had) and added mushrooms (they were lying around). The mushrooms added a really great flavour! Thanks Chef John—really appreciate all your videos and humour 🙂

  250. kuruptzZz

    chef john – helping men get action since 1998

  251. Tom Foolery

    I tried this recipe for my friend on valentine’s day and now, we’ve been happily married for 65 years. Thanks, Chef John.

  252. Lydia Popal

    I love you Chef John! Do you have any special slow cooker recipes??

  253. Halpert Erik

    Hungarian paprika is way better.

  254. K.C. Sneaks Midwest Swag

    This dish is awesome

  255. nabilA rahman


  256. Branden Valdez

    “Have a few things around for breakfast” loooool

  257. Lashten Giala

    My 10yr old: “Zoidberg mac and cheese!” =D

    1. Monroville

      Zoidberg: “I’m helping! Hooray!”

  258. 50hellkat2

    I saw a chef making this dish on youtube and he had a good tip. He toasted bread crumbs in butter but sprinkled them on the top after the dish had baked because he did not want them to suck up the sauce. Works like a charm.

    1. Javier Aranda

      50hellkat2 this is a great idea if you don’t have an oven. Gonna try that.

  259. Kathrynn Parris

    Boiling the shells in the pasta water is genius!

    1. Bischlarbo69

      No you wouldn’t. That starchy water would make for a terrible base/stock. Had you cooked the shells on low heat in herb’d water, however, it could definitely make a great soup.

    2. HaHaHappyXD

      Kinda wasted tho. I would make that pasta water into a soup

  260. Sade Life1015

    I like this combination.

  261. Due What?


  262. p246784

    Hi can i get likes and comments for no reason

  263. Ian

    yum yum in the tummy

  264. WyvernKiller02

    I made this using 2x the recipe in 1 large dish instead of individual servings and used smoked gruyere cheese instead of regular gruyere cheese. It was delicious

  265. aditya febrian Saputra

    just looking at the thumbnail make my cholesterol level rise 😀

  266. Ethan Davis

    I’ve watched this about seven times just because it keeps showing up in my feed and that thumbnail looks delicious.

  267. Dan

    Non edible garnish: -10 points.

  268. Peter Swafford

    Wtf so the lobster is half cooked? You said to partially cook it saying you’d cook it more later but never did!

    1. OralinaOfMage

      Peter Swafford in the oven when it got browned :p

  269. Claudia Walters

    i made this recipe yesrerday. it is so damn good!!! i added more milk and red pepper though… and a few tsps of hot sauce. sooooooo good! thanks!

  270. Master of Sales

    You never cease to amaze me chef! I’ve replicated your recipes on several occasions, and proudly admit that you are my ‘go to’ food channel!

  271. papaya0428

    any other substitute for lobster meat? no shell fish please.. thks 🤗

    1. SpiritBear12

      Nothing can be substituted for shellfish. You either use it, or you don’t at all.
      Seriously, nothing else can possibly compare.

  272. Lily G

    What cheese was used?

    1. kirby kohrig

      4 parts cheddar to 1 part gruyere. check the ingredient list on the blog, its in the description box x

  273. Augur Cybernaut

    Breakfast….. Ooooooh I get it.

    1. 0bong0bunny0

      RIGHT?! lol

  274. MrGlennJohnsen

    If I have to serve mac and cheese for a date I’d rather not take the date 😛

  275. Josefine Johansson

    the voice XD low high low high sound like someone playing whit the button volym on a serieo !

  276. Alex Cucina

    But in the pan after lobster frying and when chef added butter I seen some shells pieces…..

    1. carpii

      Alex Cucina it was just globs of albumin or protein which had cooked out of the lobster flesh

  277. DonPandemoniac

    Boiling pasta with the lobster shells; brilliant!

  278. Fredrik Lemmetty

    A good forking…

  279. Tom Dwan

    I accidentally put in 4 drops of Worcestershire sauce instead of 3 and when i mixed the sauce with macaroni it exploded.

    1. Gunnery Sergeant Hartman

      I put in two drops and macaroni collapsed in on itself and became a very small star.

      At least I have a cool new lamp.

    2. Shannen Canton

      Tom Dwan I made a similar mistake and my house burned down

    3. Sandra Caraballo

      First Last godly

    4. First Last

      I accidentally put in 5 drops of Worcestershire sauce instead of 3 and my mac became god

  280. thesweatleaf

    that’s too much goddam work

  281. Arno Victor Dorian

    Why do you. Talk like this when you. commentate on the videoo.

    im just curious love your channel btw

    1. Mike Pilcher

      Get lost

    2. Brenda Trump

      Because that’s his personality; do you have one?

  282. kgdblade

    Dear Chef John,

    I found your channel two weeks ago while suffering from a debilitating fever, it caused a lot of muscle ache and I refer to it as Dengue-lite. Well, as you may know, when faced with hallucinations and musculature pain, the proper thing to do is to watch cooking videos. Wow, I must say your channel is a burst of inspiration. When I recovered, I even found your recipes to be as superb as a feverish and hallucinatory mind would have surmised! Thank you so much for your work. I’ve been playing with your recipes ever since. Here is another that I will try, but I will have to substitute the lobster for crab. My wife is allergic to lobster but not crab….Oddly specific in her crustacea-gastrophobia no? Thanks again, a new fan!

  283. Buttered Popcorn

    Shouldn’t the cheese sauce be yellow?

    1. SpiritBear12

      Only if you cook it from a box.

    2. Made Evan P

      it doesn’t have to be, but yellowish-orange is better looking though

  284. Francine Hinojos

    how would you do this with a real lobster?

  285. Aisha Hassan

    Just made this for my whole family they loved it! ❤️

  286. Caleria Sand

    I think I worship you😍

  287. Kenneth Bailon

    Your inflection is so fucking annoying…but your cooking is amazing.

    Its like getting served the most amazing dish from Donald trump…

  288. Rick Knoedel

    Chef – have you ever tried adding Hon-dashi to the boiling water with the lobster tails?  I would think that would add even more flavor.  What do you think?

  289. Brian Macale

    mhmmn dang

  290. Wanderin' Rambler

    Aayyyy…that’s mildly adequate!

  291. Tina Ong

    i wonder if chef jon cooks naked

    1. Andrei Voinea


  292. 50hellkat2

    I did this recipe. It is excellent. I don’t like the fake taste of panko so used my own bread crumbs on top and did not apply as thick . I also buried the lobster instead of putting it on the top as did not want it to dry out . Left the nutmeg out and did not put the herb in. It does not belong. I am a purist.

  293. Salvador Mazal


  294. Stephanie Homeier

    breakfast too…wink wink!

  295. Ahmed Mosleh

    Americans really know how to cook fatty satisfying recipes .. which are the best .. amazing ..

    1. Pieisforme

      Ahmed Mosleh This is partially why some of us are chubby 😭

  296. raynutty82

    Looks dam good!

  297. OG 2Saintz

    Chef John is a boss.

  298. MrBigstede

    I couldnt listen to anymore he sounds like kermit

    1. Mike

      This! I was just laughing and came to post about it but you beat me to it. His inflections are hilarious..

  299. Messy Ink

    Your voice is so soothing dude its fantastic, great food and done calmly but to the point. The humor you slip in makes me chuckle.

  300. LaDana J.


  301. cmdrmonkey

    This was amazing Chef John. Better than lobster mac n cheese I’ve had in restaurants. 10/10

  302. Andrew Bartel

    This recipe got me laid, thanks Chef John /brofist

    1. Nicole Rivera Pabon

      Andrew Bartel that’s what’s up lol

    2. Emkay 4Q2

      laid from a $20.00 junky street prostitute! right!

    3. Lee EightiesBaby

      Arcy Stem brofisted up the old gloryhole

    4. Arcy Stem

      Bebop Hippie1 brofisted in the dickhole.

  303. wyldeman0O7

    That inflection tho


    I finally understand the term “Food Porn.” Oh, oh man. Oh boy. It’s 11:45pm and I am sooooooo hungry.

  305. The Other

    This channel is pure food porn 😀

  306. Ana Beqo

    Honestly one of the best cooking channels on youtube, where food is really what it is about! Congratulations keep it up

  307. Olivia Fung

    You are op

  308. Olivia Fung


  309. Danae

    what substitution do you recommend for those who are allergic to shellfish? thank you.

    1. Danae

      b/c i loooove mac and cheese and i like to cook for other people.

    2. Joseph Stalin

      Just leave it out. Considering that your allergic to shellfish I wonder why you clicked on the video in the first place.. But it is good without the lobster

    3. MongolHorde69

      +Living Well With TJ 3/10 Weak bait

    4. Living Well With TJ

      +Kloe Jones (OfficialKloe) It’s a lot of fun.

    5. Kristal Jones

      +Living Well With TJ lmao now just because u do that with your mother don’t means I should do that with my mom… that freak stuff u and your mom do ain’t none of my business 😂😷✋

  310. 50hellkat2

    Too many bread crumbs and it sucked up all the cheese sauce making macaroni dry looking and grainy instead of smooth and velvety re sauce. Better without panko crumbs in my opinion. They have palm oil and taste funny. Same with the herbs. Unless the herb is smokable better left out. Otherwise everything else about this is genius. Great video.

  311. ThePrankDudes

    Uh lobsters gross me out, they look like the cockroaches of the sea.

  312. Rodrigo Castellanos

    “Good crustacean related karma.” GG Chef John, GG.

  313. Montego Marley


  314. Amanda Hernandez

    Loved this, love all your humor!

  315. Chi

    Worcester is pronounced “wooster”, not “wushisher”.

    1. MongolHorde69

      You’re right and wrong. Worcestershire is pronounced worshtesher, Worcester is Wooster. But the sauce is spelled Worcestershire.

      Got a little to excited that it was your big chance to be a smartass, huh?

    2. AllNaturalAllMine Divinity

      Okay teacher :).

    3. Chi

      +Nchukym Berry
      The first “… ” in your sentence shouldn’t be there and should be replaced with a space. The next two “… ” should be replaced with a ” – “.

    4. AllNaturalAllMine Divinity

      Have you ever noticed… that one grammatically correct asshole… obviously bored as hell… needing to correct a kick ass recipe on vocabulary rather than just giving a simple thumbs up and good job? Welcome to that club!

  316. Paul Kitas

    Man everyone is talking about this food? I like ithe lobster plain

  317. Anthony M Falbo

    Read the Recipe! I know it sounds obvious but for whatever reason I assumed the box of Pasta was the ingredient amount… 1 Cup of Pasta doesn’t mean the whole box of Elbow Macaroni. I hyped up this dinner for my SO and it came out just bland and I couldn’t figure it out… It was a gross Grey color and it was watery with a hint of cheese flavor.

    Bottom Line, If I had just paid attention to the recipe, this would have KILLED! Don’t waste you time, effort and cash on these ingredients and ruin it with one silly step!

  318. CellFawn

    For some reason ive been automatically unsubscribed from you…

    1. Daniel Buccio

      I get that to so many of my favorite channels too for some reason.

  319. Minty Greens

    Why does he talk like that 😂😂😂😂

  320. AsainSapling

    7:13 IdubbzTV xD

  321. RosieLadyKnits

    I have a question. I make a beshamel (sp?) for my mac n cheese. And my scalloped potatoes. I always try to buy quality ingredients (name brand cheeses, local cheeses i.e. Biery in Louisville, Ohio) and every once in a while my beshamel (again sp?) will appear to be broken. In other words it still taste great, but the appearance looks grainy and oily. How do I fix this? Thanks!!

    1. RosieLadyKnits

      +Kira Ragged haha!! finally I can spell bechamel! Thanks 😉

    2. Kira Ragged

      bechamel 🙂

    3. RosieLadyKnits

      +Kira Ragged interesting! I do dump in my 2 cups of cheddar and whisk hoping for the best. Thank you for the reply!! I’ll keep it in mind next time I make my beschamel (again sp?)

    4. Kira Ragged

      +lafinitryder it could be that you are adding the cheese too fast or perhaps using too much of it, or too high a proportion of hard cheeses to softer ones. Basically cheese has to be emulsified into a sauce the way you have to slowly add the oil or butter to mayo/ hollendaise or the emulsion will break.. too much cheese or too much hard cheese overwhelms the sauces’ ability to hold it in suspension. Hope that helps 🙂

  322. Khary Marshall

    you have a GREAT show

  323. Leland J

    Amazing as always Chef!!! 😆😊😃

  324. Hood Sniper06

    Give it a good forking before the oven. Lol smooth brother real smooth #FoodPornTalk

    1. Gregory Scott

      Forking A right.

  325. Shawn Harris

    Good morning dawn i love the recipes you have on the net every thing looks beutiful like you this shan Harris i really don’t be on face book or twiter. But i love fox news everything’s right to the point like things should be remember god watching and every thing going to be okay even in prayer so you be good and stay strong in light love. And keep on smileing with that beautiful face and keep up the good work light bright. Love shan!

  326. Katie Power

    Made this for dinner tonight – LOVED IT! Thank you – not only did it taste delicious but it looked like it came from an expensive restaurant!!

  327. Mondo Prime

    This looks amazing.

    1. Ardent Dfender

      +Mixinnitup Prep for Breakfast if you make this for your Date like Chef John said have some stuff around for breakfast.

    2. Mixinnitup

      +Prime Mondo And it smells and tastes amazing too! Made this one a few times, gonna make it for a date too

  328. Taryn Jaye

    The way he talks about these just kill me.

  329. Corey Jones

    “And by same amount I mean your Valentine gets a little more than you. That is just good crustacean related karma.” 🙂 🙂 lmao!

  330. I'dRatherKillJohnLennon ThanToChangeMyAvatar

    you deserve a TV show
    10/10 best cooking channel

    1. Rasko Znojavi

      An incredibly Handsome person with a long name You didnt Watch Almazan’s Kitchen then check him out he has really weird but in a way good videos

    2. turdsandwicher

      It’s a great channel though. I have made so many things from this channel. It’s so simple to follow. I get the ingredients from his blog and watch the youtube vid while making it for tips and tricks. People think I’m a chef now. All I do is follow the videos.

    3. Christmas Crustacean

      he has something better than a TV show, he has an internet show where he controls the content and receives more money than he would as a presenter/host of a cooking show by being a one man show, he does the script, records and edits the audio, writes the blog post, edits the video, films it, does his own social media, etc etc
      besides, the first person format “wouldn’t be acceptable” on television

  331. Stix Cappin

    omg looks good

  332. anon ymous

    that cheeky breakfast reference tho

    1. I am.

      T.Streezy Stay innocent

    2. Adam Carson

      T.Streezy youre gonna get laid and eat breakfast the next day

    3. T.Streezy

      anon ymous Hahaha…ha..ha…I don’t get the breakfast joke,mind telling me what he meant by that 😖

    4. I am Chan.

      T.Streezy Stay innocent

  333. anon ymous

    love me some sea bugs

  334. dona bob

    R u the same guy from luckypennyshop?

  335. Rupert Baker

    sorry hungary lol

  336. M Alba


  337. dewinmoonl

    5:56 a true gentleman

  338. NateTCampbell

    Excuse my naivety, but why not let a cheese sauce simmer?

  339. Alexandra Defreitas

    Ughhhhhhhhhhh this recipe….need to make it asap

    1. Herb Toker

      It’s happiness on a plate. Do it.

  340. tHeUnStOpAbLe16

    I made this for my family and everyone loved it

  341. alex lok


    1. Zulbak

      you’re crazy, the best thing about his videos is his voice!!!

  342. Mudd

    I like to get really high and watch his cooking videos. the way he talks plus the good looking food is freaking awesome.

    1. Meagan McCue

      Same dude same

    2. duddy morris

      Haha, sweet!

    3. John Grams

      omg i do same thing my fav stoned channel

    4. Fyre Place

      You just described me the past week

    5. aakkoin

      lobster mac n cheese… i only eat cigarettes

  343. Caryn

    I kinda really want to make this but I’ve never worked with lobster before. I’m afraid I’ll screw it up. The ingredients are so expensive

  344. Momma G

    Throw in some chunks of shrimp with the lobster meat and make it even more delicious…yum, yum!!!