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Chicken A La King

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Ingredients
  Boneless cooked chicken 1 Pound
  Onion 1
  Green pepper 1 Large
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cold milk 2 Tablespoon
  Warm milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Grated nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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