Chicken a la King Recipe

by , Updated April 9, 2017
chicken a la king
Diana Rattray

Chicken a la king has long been a family favorite, and it's made so quickly. Use diced rotisserie chicken in this recipe for an even faster prep time. I love mushrooms, but feel free to leave them out or use cooked peas or carrots instead. Serve the chicken over biscuits, puff pastry cups, rice, or grits.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 18 Minutes
Total Time: 28 minutes


  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add mushrooms and green pepper; cook for 5 minutes. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper. Continue stirring and cooking for 2 minutes. Gradually add milk and chicken broth, stirring constantly. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. If you'd like a thicker sauce, blend 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 1/4 cup cold water; add to sauce, a little at a time, until desired thickness is reached. Cook for a few more minutes.
  3. Add chicken and pimiento; heat through.
  4. Serve on toast points or pastry shells or rice.

Serves 6

Calories per serving: 295


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