chicken a la king

Chicken à la king

Recipe from: 29 October 2012
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 45 min
 
A great chicken a la king recipe is a 'must-have' in your recipe collection.
 
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2
    Tbs
    PnP butter
  • 1
    onion - finely chopped
  • 100
    g
    button mushrooms - washed and kept whole
  • 450
    g
    free range chicken fillets - cut into cubes
  • 1
    small red pepper - deseeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1
    Pinch salt and milled pepper
  • 4
    Tbs
    sherry
  • 180
    ml
    chicken stock
  • 50
    ml
    PnP cream
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Melt the butter in a large heavy-based pot over medium heat.

Sauté the onion until just tender. Add the mushrooms and cook without colouring them.

Once cooked, remove the mushrooms and onion with a slotted spoon and set aside.

Add the chicken and red pepper to the pot and cook until the chicken is golden brown, straining off any excess fat.

Add the sherry and stock and simmer over a low heat until the chicken is cooked through.

Add the onion and mushroom mixture and stir well, bringing it to the boil.

Remove the pot from the heat and finish off by stirring in the cream and tasting for seasoning. Serve immediately with rice.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.
 
 

Read more on: boil  |  recipe  |  sauté  |  chicken
 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Hake curry

2014-04-23 15:13
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Basic basil care
Basil wilts quickly, but will perk up when left in cool water for about 30 minutes. Then blot the leaves dry and store them at room temperature in a tightly sealed bag. If basil is stored in the refrigerator, it turns black.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Raw And Roxy in Woodstock (Cape Town)

A trendy vegan shop that prides itself on being raw and fresh from juices to patisseries.

  • Waxy O'Connors
    Burger special is a disaster as you get overcharged and then have to come back to col...
  • Delfi
    I have had a PHENOMENAL time at Delfi, everytime I have been there. Good food, great...
  • Ocean Basket (Atterbury)
    Service very poor from foreign waiters. Food below average. Sushi is good because ori...
 

Find a restaurant

 

Heard on Food24...

5 minute summer slushies
Pink lemonade slushies ready in 5 minutes. Read more...

 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Escape winter, head to Mauritius

Escape winter by spending 7 nights in Mauritius' tropical bliss from R13 215 per person sharing. Includes return flights, airport transfers and accommodation.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Welcome on board the kalahari.com 24 hour sale on books!

Today only, buy 1 book and get 1 FREE on the top 100 books. Offer expires midnight 23 April. While stocks last. Shop now!

Mother’s Day specials on appliances

Browse our range of Mother’s Day appliances to spoil and pamper mom. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

WMF knife block

6 forged blade steel knives and scissors, save R1100. Buy now!

20% off Russell Hobbs dinner set

Russell Hobbs 20 Piece Porcelain Dinner Set now R299. Buy now!

Up to 30% off appliances & homeware

Save up to 30% on appliances and homeware this Easter! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now.
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.