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How to Cook Chicken a la King: Mother’s Day Delights

chicken a la king - flickr.com/people/57734266@N00This recipe for How to Cook Chicken a la King, is a very tasty dish, and even more so if the cooked chicken is grilled or roasted, which kicks up the flavor.

This year, for Mother’s Day, Kimberly wanted to know what I wanted to eat for our festivities, which I thought was nice…

So, this was one of the dishes I’ve been thinking about lately, and figured it would serve us fine for such an occasion.

How to Cook Chicken a la King:

A hearty dish that not only Moms will love, but Dads too!

Type: Entrée Recipes

Prep Time: 18 – 20 min
Cook Time: 18 – 20 min
Yield: 6 – 8 servings



  1. In a large sauce pan, on medium heat, melt butter.
  2. Stir in the mushrooms and saute until softened – around 5 min.
  3. Add in flour, whisking until it is thoroughly blended.
  4. Gradually add three quarters of the chicken broth and milk. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat and keep whisking until mixture is well blended and smooth – around 5 min.
  5. In a bowl, mix egg yolks with the other quarter of chicken broth and heavy cream.
  6. Into the bowl of egg mixture, whisk in 3 cups of the hot mixture to temper it. Then, slowly stir egg mixture into hot mixture in the sauce pan, whisking constantly.
  7. Add in the chicken, pimento, chives, cayenne & pepper.
  8. Stir in wine or sherry, if desired, and return mixture to heat and simmer gently, stirring constantly. * Tip: Do not boil mixture.
  9. Just before serving, sprinkle parsley over the top of the a la king.

Serve with potatoes, rice or noodles, and be sure to have some extra sauce ready.

This is a rich, delicious meal and every one should have this recipe for How to Cook Chicken a la King on hand.

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Ingrid Turner from IngridTurnerToday.com, is a blogger, writer, grandmother, mother, cancer survivor and all around sparkling human being. From cooking, crafts, seniors’ issues, cancer, health, pets, gardening & the like, she entertains us in her writings. Ingrid is also a regular on her daughter's cooking show, “Cooking with Kimberly” @ CookingWithKimberly.com. Website Facebook Twitter YouTube

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