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15.Chicken A La King

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 6 people


  • 1/2 Cup Salted butter
  • 8 ounce mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 Cup All-purpose flour
  • 2 Cups Chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 Cups Milk
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • 1/3 Cup Heavy cream
  • 1 Cup Frozen peas
  • 1 Cup Chopped drained pimientos
  • 4 Cups chopped cooked chicken


  • Melt some butter over medium-high heat In a large saucepan on the stove.
  • Add mushrooms and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add in flour and stir until it's all in a paste.Pour in chicken broth and milk and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low andsimmer until sauce is thickened, about 3 minutes.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk egg yolks withheavy cream. Working quickly, slowly pour in 1/2 cup of the hot mixture iinto theegg mixture while whisking vigorously. Immediately pour this mixture back into the saucepan, whisking the entire time. Cook 2 minutes more.
  • Stir in frozen peas, drained pimientos, andcooked chicken and let heat through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve hot over cooked fried rice, or pasta, or toast,or biscuits.