Chicken A La King
A meal fit for a king that can be made on a pauper's budget—which is why it's served at fund-raising banquets! This is also a tasty dish for using leftover chicken or turkey.
1 small green pepper, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper to taste
1 1/2 cups milk
1 1/4 cup water
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, undrained
1 1/2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules or base
2 cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
1 (4-ounce) jar whole pimiento, chopped
Toast, biscuits, hot mashed potatoes, cooked rice or noodles for accompaniment
- Cook and stir the green pepper in butter over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until softened.
- Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook over low heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
- Stir in milk, water, bouillon and the mushrooms with their liquid. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute
- Stir in the cooked chicken or turkey and pimiento; heat through. Serve ladled over toast or desired accompaniment.
Makes 6 servings.