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Pecan Chicken A La King

 Pecan Chicken A La King
"This is my favorite mainstay meal because it's fast, easy and very tasty," offers Roxanne Kamberaj of West Seneca, New York. "When I want to serve more than just my husband and me, I simply double or triple the recipe."
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 tablespoons King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimientos
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, divided
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • In a saucepan, saute celery in butter until tender. Add bouillon,
  • stirring until dissolved. Stir in the flour, salt and poultry
  • seasoning until blended. Gradually add milk, stirring until smooth.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened.
  • Add the chicken, pimientos, lemon juice and half of the pecans; cook
  • until heated through. Serve over the rice. Sprinkle with remaining
  • pecans. Yield: 2 servings.

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Pecan Chicken A La King (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 466 calories, 33 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 114 mg cholesterol, 832 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.