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Chicken à la King

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6
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Bring this old-fashioned classic up to date with fresh bell peppers and mushrooms.

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1
small green bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
3
ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced (3 ounces)
1/2
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups milk
1 1/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
1
jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
3
cups hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1 Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook bell pepper and mushrooms in butter, stirring occasionally, until bell pepper is crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in milk and broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in chicken and pimientos; cook until hot. Serve over rice.

Expert Tips

You can use a 4-ounce can of mushroom pieces and stems, drained, instead of the fresh mushrooms. Add the mushroom liquid with the milk in step 2 for a mightier mushroom flavor.

Why not turn to tuna? Tuna à la King is as easy as replacing the chicken with a 12 1/2-ounce can of drained tuna.

Make your chicken fit for a king! Serve it over toasted bread triangles, as shown, instead of rice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
395
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20 g
Saturated Fat
5 g
Cholesterol
45 mg
Sodium
660 mg
Total Carbohydrate
35 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
Protein
20 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
22%
22%
Vitamin C
12%
12%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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