Chicken a la King Recipe: 3 Easy Peasy Recipes for Creamy Chicken a la King to Try at Home

Sep 15, 2020 09:00 PM

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Tripboba.com - If you are a fan of chicken cuisine, you may want to try this chicken a la king recipe.

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It has a rich flavor and creamy sauce layering the chicken.

This chicken a la king recipe will turn your ingredients into some flavorful bite-size chicken with red pepper and peas. It's perfect to be served with a mushroom sauce as the topping for rice or noodles.

It takes about 20 minutes to prepare this chicken a la king recipe. Scroll down and learn how to make a chicken a la king at home.

Recipe for Chicken a la King

1. Chicken a la King Recipe Cream of Mushroom

Creamy Chicken a la King - Photo by MissingLokness from Flickr

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of bite-sized pieces of cooked chicken
  • 8 ounces (weight) sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow bell pepper
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/4 cup of jarred diced pimientos
  • 2 1/2 cups or more of chicken stock
  • 1 cup whole milk    
  • salt and pepper to taste       

Instructions

Step 1. Prepare all of the ingredients and heat butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.

Step 2. Add the mushrooms and bell pepper in. Cook and stir occasionally until tender.

Step 3. Remove the mushrooms from the heat and place them on a bowl. Set aside.

Step 4. Set the heat to medium-low. Then, pour the remaining butter to the pan.

Step 5. Whisk in flour and garlic powder in. Add salt and pepper. Stir constantly until smooth for about 1 minute.

Step 6. Now, pour and whisk the milk and chicken stock in. Bring it to simmer for about 5 minutes. Stir constantly until it thickens. Whisk in a little bit of chicken stock if the flour mixture gets too thick.

Step 7. Now, stir in the mushrooms and add bell peppers. Add the peas, pimientos, and chicken together. Cook until warmed through. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 8. Remove from heat and serve while it's still warm. It's best to be enjoyed along with pasta or rice

2. Instant Pot Chicken a la King Recipe

You might be want to cook this chicken a la king recipe quickly using an instant pot. Here's how to do it.

Creamy Chicken a la King - Photo by julio Montemayor from Pixabay

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cooked chicken, cubes cut
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1  small onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup of frozen green peas
  • 1 cup jarred pimientos
  • 1  red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper   
  • 1 cup whole milk  
  • salt and pepper to taste    
         

Instructions

Step 1. Prepare all of the ingredients and heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 2. Add the mushroom, onion, garlic, and bell pepper in. Cook and stir occasionally for about 5 minutes or until tender.

Step 3. Remove the mushrooms from the heat and place them on a bowl. Set aside.

Step 4. Set the heat to medium-low. Then, pour the remaining butter to the pan.

Step 5. Whisk in flour and garlic powder in. Add salt and pepper. Stir constantly until smooth for about 1 minute.

Step 6. Now, slowly pour and whisk the milk and chicken stock in. Bring to a slow simmer for about 5 minutes. Stir constantly until it thickens. Whisk in a little bit of chicken stock if the flour mixture gets too thick.

Step 7. Now, stir in the cooked vegetables, chicken, peas, and diced pimientos. Add more broth if needed. Cook until warmed through. Add salt and pepper to taste. Remove from heat.

Step 8. Serve along with pasta or rice while it's still hot.

3. Quick Chicken a la King Recipe    

Don't have enough time to cook? Here is the quickest chicken a la king recipe you can actually try to save your time.

Creamy Chicken a la King - Photo by bokbooin90 from Pixabay

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 can Fat-Free Cream Mushroom Soup (You can use CampCondensed Cream of Mushroom Soup)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Step 1. Prepare all of the ingredients and heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the red bell pepper until tender.

Step 2. Pour in soup and milk. Stir gently. Then add chicken and peas. Cook until the mix warm. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Step 3. Remove from heat and serve over hot cooked rice or pasta. Enjoy!

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