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nutritious chicken a la king recipe. the name of this dish itself is royal and exotic, so is the taste. all you people sitting out the lockdown have ample time on your hands so please try out this nutritious recipe. believe me, you will end up licking your fingers dry. yes, the recipe is a bit elaborate and needs a bit more of prep and long cooking time. this tasty main dish, nutritious chicken a la king recipe is bursting with tender chicken and colorful vegetables. while cooking the aroma is intoxicating.

why is slow cooking good

well, slow cooking helps retain the nutritive value of the food. this food is certainly healthy and nutritious. in our fast-paced lives, we have forgotten the authentic taste of slow-cooked meals. i have vivid memories of my mom cooking dal makhani on a charcoal angithi. she would put the pot on the burning embers in the morning and by evening it would be cooked to a rich, smooth, creamy dal which was delectable. the magic in her cooking lied in slow cooking.

check out my previous post majestic chicken, the first on my series on chicken recipes and before that, it was chicken sandwiches.

Recipe for homemade cream condensed soup

Ingredients for cream condensed soup

3 tbsp butter

3 tbsp all-purpose flour

1 large cup chicken stock

1 cup milk any type

½   tsp garlic powder

salt to taste (you can sub 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder + 1/4 teaspoon salt)

½  tsp black pepper

Ingredients for chicken a la king

2 cups of condensed cream of chicken soup

½  teaspoon pepper

½ tsp red chili powder

500 gms of boneless cubed chicken

½  cup chopped green pepper

½  cup finely chopped onion

1 cup frozen peas, thawed

2 tbsp diced pimientos or red pepper

1-2 spring onions for garnish

1 tbsp cilantro

hot steamed rice

method for condensed  cream of  chicken soup

firstly, melt butter in a large pan. keep it on medium low heat.

next, add the flour and stir together to make a roux (a mixture of fat (especially butter) and flour used in making sauces)

add the chicken broth and then the milk. whisk together to smooth out the lumps.

Now, stir in garlic powder and the salt.

let it simmer until the sauce thickens.

your condensed soup is ready.

Method for chicken a la king

add the chicken, green pepper and onion.

cook on low heat until chicken is succulent and soft. I let it cook for two hours till it was creamy, smooth, satiny almost silky

meanwhile cook some steamed rice.

finally, stir in the peas and pimientos. cook for a couple of minutes. nutritious chicken a la king recipe is ready.

Arian wanted a Mickey Mouse Tortilla and I served the chicken with it for him.

Mickey Tortilla

serve the rice on a platter and pile on the nutritious chicken a la king recipe over it.

garnish with the spring onion and cilantro.

nutritious chicken a la king recipe
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Instructions
  1. method for condensed cream of chicken soup
  2. firstly, melt butter in a large pan. keep it on medium-low heat.
  3. next, add the flour and stir together to make a roux (a mixture of fat (especially butter) and flour used in making sauces)
  4. add the chicken broth and then the milk. whisk together to smooth out the lumps.
  5. Now, stir in garlic powder and the salt.
  6. let it simmer until the sauce thickens.
  7. your condensed soup is ready.
  8. Method for nutritious chicken a la king recipe
  9. add the chicken, green pepper and onion. cook on low heat until chicken is succulent and soft.
  10. meanwhile, cook some steamed rice.
  11. finally, stir in the peas and pimientos. cook on low heat until chicken is succulent and soft. I let it cook for two hours till it was creamy, smooth, satiny almost silky
  12. serve the rice on a platter and pile on the nutritious chicken a la king recipe over it.
  13. garnish with the spring onion and cilantro.
Recipe Notes
  1. Preferable cook in a slow cooker
  2. You can use tinned condensed soup
  3. add more chilli powder for extra spice

Harjeet Kaur

Harjeet Kaur

My writing was limited to school essays and projects for my kids and out of the blue, my writing career began with writing articles for the magazine section of a reputed national newspaper. I rediscovered my best subject at school and began writing with gusto. I had a weekend column in the newspaper which was well appreciated. I started off writing about Interiors and Gardens and later diverse topics like Fashion, trends, food and events in the city. Juggling my time between various jobs down the years and my writing, I have written content for fliers, brochures for colleges, speeches, social media content and also website content. I love writing and I am open to writing on a plethora of topics. My blog has some interesting insights into my life and travels but now it is mainly a food blog as I am growing organic vegetables and cooking my own produce is very therapeutic. Read my blogs to know me better. I write from my heart and what I write is what I feel... I feel a feel, A funny feel A funny feel, feel I! If you feel the feel I feel You'll feel the same as I!!

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Comments 22

  1. This looks so lovely… will try it out and see how it turns out

  2. Arushi Seth says:

    Wow. Another interesting one from you. Might be a bit elaborate but it is yummy I am sure. Thank you so much for taking the pains to write these for us

  3. This recipe sure looks so yummy and mouthwatering.

  4. Seems like non vegetarians getting a virtual treat from your recent posts. I m sure they will love this amazing recipe.

  5. Noor Anand Chawla says:

    Seems easy and delicious… what is the approximate cooking time for this dish?

  6. Definitely a comfort food! Looks yumm

  7. Simrit Bedi says:

    This is something that I would definitely want to make for my son. Full of healthy vegetables and chicken. Love it!

  8. I love the name “Chicken A La King” and from the pictures, it looks really scrumptious.
    Thanks for an amazing recipe Harjeet 🙂
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  9. PraGun says:

    What a yummy recipe and loved the smiley plate, its tempting.

  10. My nephew loves chicken will try this recipe out for him. Thanks for sharing.

  11. wonderful presentation and recipe, the perfect place for chicken lovers, we are not eating chicken these days, but once the situation will become better, definitely going to try this one.

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