Monday, January 31, 2011

Classic Chicken a la King

•1 Chicken cooked, skinned, deboned and cut into bite size pieces
•3 tablespoons butter
•1 onion chopped
•1 greenpepper, seeded and chopped
•1 teaspoon crushed garlic
•250g (10oz) button mushrooms, sliced
•3 tablespoons flour
•¾ cup chickenstock
•1 cup (10fl oz) milk
•salt and pepper
•1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
•1 tablespoon dry sherry

1.Melt the butter and saute onion, greenpeppers and garlic. Add mushrooms and fry until tender.

2.Stir in the flour to form a roux/paste and add the chicken stock and milk and bring to the boil.

3.Keep stirring until sauce thickens. Add the cooked chicken and seasoning and sherry. Heat through before serving. Chicken a la king can be served with mashed potatoes, pasta or rice.

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