Easy and delicious, this a la King is a family favorite. Great for luncheons and buffets for the holidays.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute bell pepper and mushrooms until tender, then stir in broth and flour and cook, stirring, until thickened. Add chicken, heat through and remove from heat.

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  • In a small bowl combine sour cream, egg yolks, pimento, sherry, salt and pepper and mix together. Add this mixture to chicken mixture in skillet and heat thoroughly, stirring. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

365 calories; 23 g total fat; 210 mg cholesterol; 167 mg sodium. 10 g carbohydrates; 28.8 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2004
5 Star Plus - I am switching my allegience from the Chicken a la King I recipe (on this site) to this Chicken a la King III. I've used the other recipe often and loved it as long as you added sherry which was missing from the ingredients. I saw this last night and decided to try it. This is now the one I will make - the ingredients are all on the mark - I just added two minced scallions and a pinch of thyme and cayenne pepper which it didn't need but that I like. Both are 5 star but we prefer this one now. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
01/12/2007
I would add the flour to the veggies first and toss the through before you add the stock or you will have lumps! Read More
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112 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 57
  • 4 star values: 37
  • 3 star values: 13
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2004
5 Star Plus - I am switching my allegience from the Chicken a la King I recipe (on this site) to this Chicken a la King III. I've used the other recipe often and loved it as long as you added sherry which was missing from the ingredients. I saw this last night and decided to try it. This is now the one I will make - the ingredients are all on the mark - I just added two minced scallions and a pinch of thyme and cayenne pepper which it didn't need but that I like. Both are 5 star but we prefer this one now. Read More
(58)
Rating: 5 stars
01/03/2007
Did make some changes. Used a chopped shallot and minced garlic to saute with mushrooms 1/2 cup carrots and 1/2 cup frozen peas. I used white wine instead of sherry and added about 1/4 tsp. dried thyme. Turned out great lots of flavour. Will make again for sure. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/10/2007
For luv2cook who hates to waste the egg whites: those egg whites can be saved in a little bowl or zip lock bag and used the next day to make a heart healthy omlette. I was surprised when I tried this type of omlette- very tasty! Enjoy your a la king without guilt!:D Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/11/2006
Good basic recipe. I followed other's advice and added garlic powder and chili powder to the cream mixture and worsterschire sauce to the chicken broth. I will though next time use only 1/2 cup of broth and 1/2 the amount of flour and 1/2 cup of sour cream and only 1 egg yolk. Even though I added an extra bell pepper and an onion the dish was drowning in sauce. Very good though. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/04/2006
This is the best chicken a la king recipe that I've fixed and I've tried quite a few over the years. I did it a little different. I used whole chicken breasts and browned them first in my pressure cooker in some vegetable oil. Then I added about 2 cups of water and cooked them in the pressure cooker for about 40 minutes and then took the meat off the bones and proceeded with following the recipe. I had it with some biscuits and corn. Yum! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/15/2005
What a fabulous recipe! It is so easy to make yet it seems so indulgent. I added half an onion and a couple of cloves of garlic and like other reviewers I served it over puff pastry. I don't think it is bland at all it's delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/16/2005
Made this last night for Husband and daughters lunch today. Taste test was excellent. I always read the reviews and so because some said it was a tad bland I used Roasted Veggie Chicken broth and added some thyme and Herbs de provence. Thank you again for a good recipe. I served it with Buttered Noodles on the side. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/30/2003
I used frozen mixed vegatables I also buy a large bag of chicken tendars I prepare these the dice up and add to mixture Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/25/2004
Yummy! I served it over Puff Pastry (found in the frozen foods section of the grocery store). My husband thought it was a special treat! Read More
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