Chicken A La King Recipe

Summary

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

Ingredients

 Boneless cooked chicken1 Pound
 Onion1
 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

Directions

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

MAKING
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.

SERVING
14) Serve the chicken with boiled rice or noodles.
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