Chicken a la King II

Chicken a la King II


"This dish was originally called 'Chicken a la Keene' after Foxhall P. Keene, the son of a well known Wall Street broker. The name evolved into the more regal sounding 'Chicken a la King' and here you have it. Long live the king!"


servings 375 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 375 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 17.9 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 19.3 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 351 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter or margarine in a 3 quart saucepan over medium high heat. Saute the bell pepper and mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until the bell pepper is crisp yet tender.
  2. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper and saute over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in the milk and broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the chicken and pimentos and cook until hot. Serve over the rice.
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  1. 44 Ratings


This was a excellent version of the Chicken a la King I used to eat as a child. I added 1 1/4 C milk and 1/4 C flour and it turned out perfect. I also added peas and carrots. This is so quick a...

The sauce is thick and pasty. I believe there is a typo in the recipe. I think the milk should be 1 1/2 cups instead of just 1/2 cup. This would make total liquids comparable to other recipes...

I added an additional cup of milk, it was too thick using only 1/2 cup. I also added 2 tsp of garlic powder to enhance the flavor and added a small can of drained peas. Overall, it turned out gr...

Ditch the pimentos and green peppers and replace with mixed vegetables (corn, peas and carrots - I use a bag of the frozen variety). This is the recipe I remember as a kid and it turns out great.

I cut this recipe in half, since I was only cooking for two. Good thing, because after I added the liquid to the flour it was way to thick. I also think there was a mistake in the recipe, it s...

I wanted something different than our usual sauteed veggies, chicken, and rice. This was just as simple and very good. I used the whole 1/2 cup flour and 2/3 cup milk instead of 1/2. I had ex...

I really like this recipe - reminds me of my childhood, having lunch with my mom and sister. I omit the rice though and serve it over a slice of white bread like mom used to do!

very good!! I too lessened the flour and increased the milk. It is now a staple for those nights when I get ased whats for dinner. I put it over biscuts too. I is really one of my favorite comf...

This was a very good recipe and I would make it again. I do recommend...