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How to Make Chicken a la King

Chicken a la king is a delicious yet simple dish to make. It is a creamy chicken dish made from  cream sauce and vegetables.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: chicken a la king
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 cup cooked chicken cut into small cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 cup potatoes cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup carrots cut into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup button mushrooms thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup canned corn kernels
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 Tbsp. sherry or dry white wine
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 1/4 cup red and green bell peppers
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 10 pcs. toasted sliced bread cut into half
  • 100 grams quick melt cheese shredded


How to cook Chicken a la King:

  • In a medium size pan, heat butter in low heat and saute the potatoes for a minute. Then add the carrots and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add in the chicken and saute or another minute. Then add in the mushrooms and corn kernels and stir. Pour the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Simmer for a few minutes.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour and milk and mix until the flour is dissolved. Pour the mixture in the pan and stir until the sauce is thick.
  • Add in the sherry, green peas and bell peppers. Simmer for another minute then season with salt and pepper.
  • Turn off heat and pour in the beaten egg yolk and stir until it is well mixed with the chicken ala king mixture. Allow to cool and set aside.
  • To make the toasted sliced bread; cut the sliced bread diagonally like a triangle on each half. Toast it in a skillet until brown. Arrange about four halves of sliced toasted bread per serving in a plate.
  • Pour the chicken a la king mixture about half a cup per serving. Serve with your favorite beverage and enjoy!