Chicken a la King

Beth Pierce


Chicken a la King is a delicious combination of chicken, mushrooms, onions, peas, green peppers and pimentos in a rich creamy sauce. Serve it over rice, noodles, toast or pastry puff shells. This delectable recipe comes together quickly using baked rotisserie chicken.


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15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
  • 8 oz
    button mushrooms sliced
  • 1
    green pepper chopped
  • 1
    small onion chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry ground mustard
  • 4 c
    chopped rotisserie chicken
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 c
    frozen peas
  • 1
    jar (8 ounce) pimentos well drained.

How to Make Chicken a la King


  1. Melt butter over medium high heat in a heavy stockpot or dutch oven. Add mushrooms and cook until golden brown. Add green pepper and onion; cook for 2-3 minutes or until starting to soften. Turn the heat to medium and sprinkle in the flour while continuing to stir. Continue to stir and cook for 1-2 minutes. Slowly pour in the chicken broth while stirring to combine. Mix in the milk, salt, pepper, onion powder, and ground mustard. Simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in the chicken, cream, peas and pimentos. Simmer for 5 minutes. Serve over rice, noodles, toast, biscuits or pastry puff shells.
  3. If too thick add one quarter cup of chicken broth at a time to reach desired thickness.

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About Chicken a la King

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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