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chicken a' la king

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Carol Junkins
Hanson, MA

Looking for a recipe for this? I know Sandy Mika was and found one in my mom's old cookbook from '1967' . I also remember my mom making this and I always loved it as well.

★★★★★ 4
serves 2
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken a' la king

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • dash of white pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c
    milk or diluted evaporated milk
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    cooked chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2
    green olives
  • 1
    pimento, chopped

How To Make chicken a' la king

  • 1
    Melt butter in top of double boiler, blend in flour, add pepper, salt and paprika.
  • 2
    Add milk and cream gradually, stirring constantly until thickened. Beat well. Add chicken, olives and pimento.
  • 3
    Cook for 15 minutes and serve on toast or baking powder biscuit , in Patty Shells or Bread or Toast or Croustades.
  • 4
    Variations: Add 1 Tablespoon sherry. Omit olives. Add 1/2 cup mushrooms and 1 tablespoon chopped green pepper. Peas, carrots or corn may also be added. Could use turkey, tuna, or rotisserie chicken could be used as well.