Comforting Chicken A La King Recipe

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Comforting Chicken A La King Recipe
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Comforting Chicken A La King Recipe

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Comforting Chicken a la King has a thick and creamy sauce that's perfect over biscuits. “I've been making this for 30 years,” says Ruth Lee of Troy, Ontario. “It's a wonderful way to create a quick lunch or dinner with leftover chicken.”
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 individually frozen biscuits
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimientos

Directions

Bake biscuits according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the mushrooms, onion and celery in butter until crisp-tender. Stir in flour and salt until blended. Gradually stir in broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
Add chicken and pimientos. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until heated through. Serve with biscuits. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken a la King in Simple & Delicious November/December 2007, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 550 calories, 34g fat (15g saturated fat), 110mg cholesterol, 1169mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein.

  • 4 individually frozen biscuits
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimientos
  1. Bake biscuits according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the mushrooms, onion and celery in butter until crisp-tender. Stir in flour and salt until blended. Gradually stir in broth and milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Add chicken and pimientos. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until heated through. Serve with biscuits. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken a la King in Simple & Delicious November/December 2007, p19

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Jan User ID: 9291446 276607
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2017

"This is quick and easy and tastes like the dish you used to get at the fancy department store restaurant with Grandma. Love it!"

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1happyGigi User ID: 8544732 264058
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2017

"Yummie! I will be making this one often! I used a rotisserie chicken to save time. Really easy and quick to put together, too. Grandkids even liked it!"

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maureen104 User ID: 3232847 263490
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2017

"Great basic recipe. I added peas instead of green pepper, garlic, a splash of sherry and a dollop of sour cream."

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maureen104 User ID: 3232847 263488
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2017

"Great basic recipe. I used peas instead of green peppers. Also added garlic, a splash of sherry and a dollop of sour cream."

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cordel43 User ID: 8777304 244190
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2016

"Great recipe, clear and simple. The only thing I added was a touch of tarragon. The family raved, so I will make it again. I like simple recipes so I can add my personal touch once I am used to making it."

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thomasmoore7 User ID: 8705591 242146
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2016

"easy basic recipe but it a needed a bit more flavor and liquid. Added several chopped cloves of garlic, several tablespoons of cream sherry and about an1/8th cup more milk. delicious..."

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Catalinajill User ID: 8658101 239168
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2015

"Serve this over your favorite cornbread recipe! It's a winner!"

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krysfielder User ID: 5728656 228993
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2015

"I love it. Great comfort food. I do add a bit more salt, but not much."

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catlovesbooks User ID: 4808399 227514
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2015

"bland but tastes good"

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[email protected] User ID: 1665956 227482
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2015

"This was pretty good! Will make it again."

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