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Chicken a la King

Chicken a La King

recipe adapted from Recipezaar


3 tbsp. butter

6-8 fresh mushrooms, sliced

1-2 tbsp. minced fresh garlic (or to taste)

2 1/2 tbsp. flour (or 3 tbsp. for a thicker sauce)

1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

1 c. canned low sodium chicken broth

2 tsp. chicken bouillon powder

1/2 c. heavy cream

2 c. cubed cooked chopped chicken

1 c. frozen mixed vegetables, thawed

1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese

3 tbsp. chopped pimento

salt and fresh black pepper, to taste


Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add in mushrooms. Cook until the mushrooms are tender, about 6 minutes. Add in garlic and cook for about 2-3 minutes. Add in flour and cayenne (if using) and stir for 1 minute.


Slowly add in broth and bouillon powder; cook stirring until thickened. Add in heavy cream, chicken and thawed mixed vegetables; simmer stirring for 5-6 minutes. Mix in grated Parmesan cheese and pimento, and then season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve over rice, mashed potatoes, or biscuits.


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Taken on February 5, 2010