Chicken A La King Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Boneless cooked chicken1 Pound
 Green pepper1 Large
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cold milk2 Tablespoon
 Warm milk1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Grated nutmeg1 Pinch
 Sherry2 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 337 Calories from Fat 185

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.6%

Saturated Fat 10.8 g53.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 128.1 mg

Sodium 343.5 mg14.3%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 22 g44.4%

Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 64.5%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Cut the chicken into small pieces.
2) Peel and finely chop onion.
3) Seed pepper and finely chop half of it.

4) In a saucepan, melt the butter and gently fry onion and pepper till onion is transparent.
5) Add the flour with a wooden spoon, then the cold milk.
6) Remove from heat and gradually add the warm milk.
7) Bring to a boil.
8) Season with salt, pepper and a pinch of nutmeg.
9) Reduce heat and simmer gently for 15 minutes.
10) Add chicken and sherry and cook for 5 minutes more.
11) Stir frequently during this time to prevent mixture sticking.
12) Meanwhile, slice the remaining pepper and blanch in boiling water for 5 minutes.
13) On a warmed serving plate, place chicken and sauce and surround with the pepper slices.

14) Serve the chicken with boiled rice or noodles.