Chicken a la King II This dish was originally called ‘Chicken a la Keene’ after Foxhall P. Keene, the son of a well known Wall Street broker. The name evolved into the more regal sounding ‘Chicken a la King’ and here you have it. Long live the king!
Melt the butter or margarine in a 3 quart saucepan over medium high heat. Saute the bell pepper and mushrooms, stirring occasionally, until the bell pepper is crisp yet tender.Advertisement
Stir in the flour, salt and pepper and saute over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in the milk and broth. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 1 minute. Stir in the chicken and pimentos and cook until hot. Serve over the rice.
Per Serving: 375 calories; protein 19.3g; carbohydrates 33.6g; fat 17.9g; cholesterol 82mg; sodium 350.6mg.