Chicken Ala King in 30 Minutes

Recipe by SusieQusie
READY IN: 35mins




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