You are here

Creamy Chicken A La King

Chicken.delights's picture
Ingredients
  Cooked chicken 10 Ounce
  Sweet red pepper/Green pepper 1
  Mushrooms 8
  Butter 1 1⁄2 Ounce
  Lemon juice To Taste
  Flour 1 Ounce
  Stock 1⁄2 Pint
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Mace 1 Pinch
  Egg yolks 2
  Double cream 4 Tablespoon
  Patty shells 4 (made from pastry or fried rounds of bread)
  Chopped parsley/1/4 teaspoon paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Chop the pepper and boil for 5 minutes.
2) Rinse in cold water; drain.
3) Slice the mushrooms.
4) Cut the cooked chicken into small dices.

MAKING
5) Cook sliced mushrooms in 1/2 oz butter and a little lemon juice until tender, 5-6 minutes.
6) Make sauce: Melt butter and blend in flour smoothly. Add chicken stock, bring to the boil, stirring constantly, simmer for few minutes, then add sherry, mace and seasoning.
7) Mix chicken, mushrooms and peppers into sauce, put in top of double boiler. Mix egg yolks and cream together.
8) Add a little of the hot sauce, stir, strain and add to chicken. Heat carefully; do not boil.
9) Spoon mixture into hot pastry patty shells or on to fried rounds of bread.

SERVING
10) Sprinkle the chicken with chopped parsley or paprika, serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.007145
Average: 4 (14 votes)