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Homemade Chicken A La King

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars
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"It's homemade, easy and excellent."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 178
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute bell pepper, celery and mushrooms until soft, about 5 minutes. Stir in onion; mix flour and 1/2 cup of milk in a small bowl and stir mixture into skillet. Beat egg yolks into remaining 1 1/2 cups milk and pour into skillet. Cook, stirring, until thickened.
  2. Add chicken and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in lemon juice, sherry, paprika, salt and pepper. Finally, stir in peas and pimento peppers. Heat through and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 178 calories; 9.4 9.8 13.5 94 174 Full nutrition

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This was easy and excellent. I used fresh mushrooms and fresh peas in place of the canned ones, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly and served it over warm biscuits....excellent! Everyon...

Most helpful critical review

This was 'OK'. Nothing special. A little bland and it started to look more like a veggie dish than a chicken dish. Next time I'd cut either the green pepper or celery completely out.

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This was easy and excellent. I used fresh mushrooms and fresh peas in place of the canned ones, but otherwise followed the recipe exactly and served it over warm biscuits....excellent! Everyon...

A dish will lack flavor if you DO NOT put seasoning in it. The recipe is fine. Cooking is subjective. Everyone's kitchen pantry is different. Add seasonings and spices to YOUR liking! If you tas...

I beg to differ with the reviewer who stated that this dish was gross. Hardly. As a matter of fact, it was very good. Changed things up just a tad. I used fresh mushrooms, red and green pepper, ...

This was 'OK'. Nothing special. A little bland and it started to look more like a veggie dish than a chicken dish. Next time I'd cut either the green pepper or celery completely out.

This is one recipe I will not make again. No flavor except peppers. Much too bland.

Very good recipe! I made this mostly as is, but left out a few things due to personal taste. First, I didn't use celery, because Mom never did when she made this, and I left out the peas sinc...

Great taste!!!!! I forgot to put in the Sherry and it was still delicious. I'm sure the Sherry would add that something special. Will definitely make it again.

For the sake of the dieters in my family, I used skimmed milk and replaced high-fat egg yolks with no-fat sour cream. Left out the sherry, too. Despite the subs, this had a really lovely, deli...

Given the great reviews and the combination of ingredients, I thought we would love this. We didn't. I can't believe, given all of ingredients that it includes, how little taste this dish had....