Chicken Ala King in 30 Minutes

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by SusieQusie

From Rachel Ray of course - This is a very easy dish but tastes like you worked really hard.

Top Review by JayBird2U

The recipe was easy to follow, however, I was short on time and used already cooked seasoned chicken breast strips. Also, instead of biscuits, used puff pastries. The pastries gave the meal a light feeling. Will use this recipe again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven according to package directions for biscuits.
  2. Arrange biscuits on nonstick baking sheet and sprinkle with a little ground cayenne pepper or sweet paprika.
  3. Bake until golden, remove biscuits from oven and then cool. (10-18 minutes depending on the type biscuit you use).
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, bring wine & chicken broth to a boil. Add the bay leaf.
  5. Gently drop in chicken breasts & lower heat to simmer.
  6. Poach chicken for 10 to 12 minutes.
  7. Preheat another skillet over medium heat.
  8. Add oil and butter.
  9. When butter melts into oil, add mushrooms and onion and cook 5 minutes until tender.
  10. Stir in flour and cook another minute or so.
  11. Remove chicken from broth and set aside.
  12. Whisk 2 to 2 1/2 cups poaching liquid into the mushroom, onion & flour mixture. Discard the bay leaf.
  13. Add pimentos and peas to the sauce.
  14. Dice chicken into bite-size pieces and return it to the sauce.
  15. Add ground black pepper to taste.
  16. To serve: Split the biscuits, place bottoms on plates and cover with ladles of Chicken a la King.
  17. Cap with biscuit tops and garnish with chopped parsley.

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