Chicken Ala King, revisited

3
Billie Blair

By
@witch123

I think Chicken ala King is a wonderful comfort food. It has taken a back seat for too long. So here it is, revisited. This is one of my favorites and I hope it becomes one of yours also.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 4 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 small
    can mushrooms or 4 ozs. fresh sliced
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onions
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 tsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1/3 c
    frozen peas
  • 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/4 c
    dry sherry
  • 1/2 c
    chicken stock or broth
  • 1 tsp
    ground thyme
  • 1 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 3 large
    egg yolks
  • 1-13 oz
    chicken packed in water
  • 1 tsp
    chopped parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh lemon juice

How to Make Chicken Ala King, revisited

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt butter in large saucepan, add mushrooms, onions, peas and bell pepper, cook till softened.
  2. Add garlic, stir in well and cook a little longer till garlic is mixed in good, add flour and mix in well.
  3. add the sherry and cook till its gone, have the milk and cream heated before you start all of this and keep it hot,
  4. Add the heated milk and cream, stir in well, add the chicken stock, and cook until thickened , add the salt, pepper, thyme.
  5. whisk the egg yolks till frothy, add 1/2 cup of sauce to the egg and beat well, then add it all to the sauce
  6. continue cooking till all is mixed well, fold broken up chicken, parsley and lemon juice. Mix well and serve.

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About Chicken Ala King, revisited

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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