Chicken A La King

Chicken A La King

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
15 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
4 servings

Hearty and comforting, Chicken à la King goes equally well over pasta or rice. A healthy alternative to fried chicken.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup (about 3 ounces) sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cans (12 fl. oz. each) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 3 large egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast meat
  • 2 tablespoons diced pimiento (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry (optional)
  • 8 refrigerated biscuits, prepared according to package directions

Directions

MELT butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, bell pepper and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until tender but not brown. Stir in flour, salt and paprika. Gradually add evaporated milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.

WHISK 1 cup thickened sauce into egg yolks; pour into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in chicken, pimiento and sherry. Heat through.

SERVE immediately over hot biscuits.


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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/4 servings of recipe
  • Calories 670
  • Calories from Fat 310

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 35g 53%
  • Saturated Fat 18g 90%
  • Cholesterol 255mg 86%
  • Sodium 1140mg 48%
  • Carbohydrates 36g 12%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 32g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 50%
  • Iron 15%

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