Chicken a La King- Freezer Friendly

"This is very easy and tasty- pretty, too. (Despite my awful picture.) Can be served same day or frozen in larger quantities for OAMC. I also have the measurements to make this dish in larger quantities (x3, x6, or x9). If interested in these, just z-mail me and I'd be happy to supply them for you. I like to serve this with recipe #135487."
photo by Chef Petunia photo by Chef Petunia
photo by Chef Petunia
photo by Munchkin Mama photo by Munchkin Mama
photo by Munchkin Mama photo by Munchkin Mama
Ready In:
6 1-cup servings




  • In a large skillet over med-high heat, cook mushrooms and green pepper in butter until peppers are crisp-tender; Remove from heat.
  • Lightly spoon flour into a measuring cup, level off, and put into skillet.
  • Stir in flour and pepper. Return to low heat until mixture is smooth and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in bouillon granules, milk, and water. Bring to a boil and stir 1 minute.
  • Stir in chicken pieces and pimento. Cook until thoroughly heated.
  • Freeze in a quart-sized freezer bag or serve immediately over puff pastry shells, biscuits, rolls, or toast.

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  1. Rachel Castle
    I served this to my family and it was well received. However, I did make a few small changes. I added 2 cloves minced garlic to the mushroom mixture, omitted the pimientos and served over baked potatoes. I like to cut the potato in half length wise, fluff it up a bit then pour on the chicken mixture. This recipe is a keeper. Thanks for posting. Rachel Castle
  2. rimrocknorth
    So much better than the ordinary chicken a la king, great for left over turkey. This one's a keeper...thanks for posting this.
  3. Chef Petunia
    A little more effort than some recipes I've made but this is excellent and worth the extra time. I made this to use up some canned milk I had that was approaching the "best use by" date and will put in the freezer for future meals. For the pimentos, I used jarred roasted red peppers which add a bit more depth of flavor. Thanks for sharing your recipe!
  4. SmoochTheCook
    This has such potential to be a 5 star recipe for my family and Rachel's suggestions (esp. the baked potatoes since my family alllll love them) make it one I'm going to try again. I love that it's freezer friendly, because I'm all about convenience these days with a broken neck. Thanks so much to you, Munchkin, and to Rachel for the great ideas!


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