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Chicken A La King

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

Recipe 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 (12-ounce) cans NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
3 large egg yolks, beaten
2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast meat
2 tablespoons diced pimento, (optional)
2 tablespoons dry sherry (optional)
1 (10-count) refrigerated biscuits, baked according to package directions*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and green 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 boil.
  2. Whisk 1 cup of thickened sauce into egg yolks; pour into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in chicken, pimento and sherry. Heat through.
  3. Serve immediately over hot biscuits.

Makes 4 servings.

*Or substitute with cooked noodles or rice, if desired.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 670 Calories from Fat: 310 Total Fat: 35 g Saturated Fat: 18 g Cholesterol: 255 mg Sodium: 1140 mg Carbohydrates: 36 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Sugars: 8 g Protein: 32 g.

Recipe is the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.