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Chicken or Turkey a la King Recipe

Chicken (or Turkey) a la King Recipe

Chicken (or Turkey) a la King Recipe

Leftover chicken or turkey giving you the eye? Consider trying this Chicken (or Turkey) a la King recipe!

It’s a cinch to fix. Although I am not a huge fan of mushrooms, chopped very small so I don’t have to look at them, I admit it adds a little something to the base recipe for Chicken a la King.

I put the filling inside (and over) a puff pastry shell but I think it would be equally great served over this homemade biscuit recipe. I used leftover sauce on pasta the next day. Delicious and apparently rather versatile. From

Chicken or Turkey a la King Recipe

Chicken or Turkey a la King

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Chicken or Turkey a la King



  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 6 -8 Fresh Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 1 -2 Tablespoon Garlic, Minced
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons Flour (use 3 tablespoons for a thicker sauce)
  • 1 Pinch Cayenne Pepper (optional)
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 teaspoons Chicken Bouillon Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Whipping Cream, Unwhipped
  • 2 Cups Cooked Turkey or Chicken, Chopped
  • 3/4-1 Cup Canned Corn Kernels, well drained or 3/4-1 cup Frozen Peas, Thawed
  • 1/4-1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 3 Tablespoons Pimiento
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste


  1. Melt Butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add Mushrooms and cook until tender.
  3. Add in Garlic and cook for 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. Add in Flour and Cayenne Pepper (if using). Stir for one minute.
  5. Carefully pour in Broth and Bouillon Powder. Cook and stir until thickened.
  6. Pour in Whipping Cream. Add in Turkey or Chicken, Corn or Peas, and simmer for 5 - 6 minutes.
  7. Stir in Parmesan Cheese, Pimento, Salt and Pepper.
  8. Pour into cooked Puff Pastry Shells or Homemade Biscuits.
  9. Serve.

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By |2014-01-06T15:13:30+00:00April 4th, 2013|Eat, Little Towns, Recipes|0 Comments

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