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Chicken A La King Recipe

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Amanda Gibson


cup butter
8 oz mushrooms sliced
cup flour
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup milk
2 egg yolks
1/3 cup heavy cream
1 cup chopped drained pimientos
1 cup frozen peas (if desired)
4 cups chopped cooked chicken breasts

1. In a large saucepan melt butter over medium-high heat add mushrooms and cook until mushrooms are soft about
5 min
2. Add flour and stir until there are no more specks of flour left pour in chicken broth and mild and bring to a boil
reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce is thickened about 3 min
3. For a richer sauce in a small missing bowl, whisk together egg yolks with heavy cream working quickly slowly pour
in cup of the hot mixture into the egg mixture and while whisking vigorously immediately pour this mixture back
into the saucepan, whisking the entire time cook 2 minutes more
4. Drain pimentos and cooked chicken and let heat through about 2 to 3 min serve over rice, pasta, toast or biscuits




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