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Chicken a la King in a Hurry

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Chicken a la King in a Hurry
15 Min

Fancy-shmancy just got easy-"pea"sy with our recipe for Chicken a la King in a Hurry! This comforting dinner recipe is said to have been created for a King, who loved it so much he put it on his hotel menu the very next day. Now your whole gang can enjoy having it on their menu!

What You'll Need

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 (10-3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups chunked cooked chicken (about 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts)
  • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1 (2-ounce) jar diced pimientos, drained

What to Do

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter; saute mushrooms 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender. Add soup, milk, salt, pepper, and chicken; mix well and cook 3 to 4 minutes, or until hot.
  2. Stir in peas and pimientos and continue cooking 5 to 7 minutes, or until warmed through.


Serve over warm cooked egg noodles or buttermilk biscuits. Wanna make your own biscuits? Try our easy recipe!

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Just made it. Much better than what I was served at school as a kid. At least as good as Moms was. You can't go wrong with this if you want tasty food.

Made it. My wife loved it and that's good enough for me.

Absolutely delicious and easy too with a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store.

I haven't made this yet but it sounds delicious and oh so scrumptious I will be making it soon because we will be having a big meal after church this month on the 26th oh and they will be saying either oooh its soo good or they wont like it but either way I will know if I like it so thanks for sharing this recipe ..

Several people commented that a picture is not necessary. That may be true, but has anyone heard the phrase "The eye, sells?" If you want more people to try a recipe, wise person might want to include a photo.

a picture is always required. if a recipe sounds good, I will more likely try it if it has a picture.

it's the picture that makes me want to check out the recipe

Good and easy to make!

this is,also,good over toast


Made this for lunch today, using some left-over rotisserie chicken. Subbed heavy cream for the milk, just to use up the carton. Had a few fresh herbs in the fridge, so threw in some minced parsley and a smidge of thyme, and then added a Tbsp of dry sherry! Five stars!

i prefer drop biscuits with this.

I find pictures for recipes very helpful - and I have been cooking for many years!


I agree, Brys! I know how to cook, and I am able to just jump right in, but I like to be able to visualize what the finished dish is going to look like.

Can't wait to make this!! Looks yummy!!!!!

This is the best Chicken a la King I have ever tasted and easy to make. For those of us that need easy and fast, try this, you will love it! I used canned peas (drained) worked just as well as frozen...

I agree with the comment about pictures of a dish that it to be prepared. Not all of us or cooks. Thank God for the invention of can openers and can foods.

This sounds great. And I love when a picture is added to a recipe. This way I know what it is supposed to look like. Thanks.

Who really cares what it looks like. The proof is in the eating, lol.

I've never known any one that really needed a picture to go by to make a recipe. If you know how to cook, you should just be able to jump in!


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