Chicken A La King Recipe

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I copied this out of a magazine years ago while traveling with my husband, who was in the army. This is also delicious served over biscuits.—Polly Hurst, Flemingsburg, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • Toast points

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 323 calories, 19g fat (10g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 839mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour and salt until smooth. Add the broth and milk; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the chicken, mushrooms and pimientos; heat through. Serve with toast points. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken A La King in Country Woman March/April 1997, p35

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SanditheCat User ID: 1238615 229828
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"My husband raved about this. Followed the recipe and ingredient list exactly. easy and, except for the pimientos, uses all the ingredients I always keep on hand."

Kris Countryman User ID: 1858674 17792
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

"This is very easy to make and quite tasty. I like to serve it over biscuits."

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