Chicken à la King

Chicken à la King

This classic chicken dish turns leftover cooked chicken into an elegant French meal. Its delicate, earthy flavour, thanks to the mushrooms and sherry, is perfect served with steamed green beans and rosemary roasted potatoes.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 5
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 6 tbsp (90 mL) butter
  • or
  • 6 tbsp (90 mL) margarine
  • 3 cups (750 mL) chicken, cooked, diced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, finely-chopped
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chicken bouillon powder
  • 3/4 tsp (4 mL) salt
  • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) water
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) pimento, chopped
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sherry
  • or
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) alcohol-free sherry
  1. Melt butter in frying pan. Add mushrooms and green pepper. Sauté until soft.

  2. Mix in flour, bouillon powder, salt and pepper

  3. Stir in milk and water until it boils and thickens.

  4. Add chicken, pimento and sherry. Stir. Heat through.

  5. Serve on small puff pastries

Using twice as much pepper zips it up!

Nutrition Info

  • Per 310 g serving Amount
  • Calories 320
  • Protein 30 g
  • Fat 17 g
  • Saturated Fat 10 g
  • Carbohydrate 9 g
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Cholesterol 110 mg
  • Sodium 840 mg
  • Per 310 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 16
  • Calcium 10
  • Iron 4
  • Vitamin A 25
  • Vitamin C 60
  • Vitamin B6 35
  • Vitamin B12 33
  • Folate 7
  • Magnesium 15
  • Zinc 14

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