This Chicken a la King recipe is a simple and delicious comfort food recipe made with fresh mushrooms, sweet peas, and chicken in a creamy sauce served over gluten-free rolls, rice, or gluten-free pasta.
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Slowly whisk in the milk and add the peas and pimentos into the instant pot mixture.
15 ounce can sweet peas, drained, 1 cup milk, divided, 2 ounce jar pimentos, drained
To thicken, whisk together 2 tbsp of flour or cornstarch to 2 tbsp milk. Set aside. Turn to saute mode. Whisk in the flour/milk slurry mixture. Bring it to a simmer. The mixture should start to thicken as it heats.
1 cup milk, divided, 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup gluten-free flour
Stove Top Instructions
⭐️In a large skillet or saucepan, saute olive oil, onions, and mushrooms until onions are translucent.
⭐️Add butter. Once the butter is melted, whisk in the flour and let cook for 30 seconds. Slowly whisk in chicken broth, allowing it to return to a simmer before adding more liquid. Slowly whisk in milk, allowing it to return to a simmer before adding more liquid.
⭐️Stir in chicken, peas, salt, pepper, and pimentos. Serve hot.
Swap the chicken in this recipe for tuna to make a delicious Tuna a la king or turkey for Turkey a la king
Add in can of carrots or sauteed bell peppers along with the green peas
Let the chicken, peas & pimentos simmer in the sauce for 5-10 minutes for more flavor
If you don't have a can of pimentos or do not care for the flavor, you can go ahead and leave them out. Add extra veggies such as canned corn or French-style green beans if you’re looking for more of a veggie-packed meal.
Serve over gluten-free pasta, gluten-free bread toasted, sliced gluten-free rolls that have been broiled, rice or gluten-free biscuits
If your family are not huge fans of mushrooms, we recommend chopping the mushrooms to be the same size as the onions. This is a great way to add any vegetable to a recipe - the smaller the piece, the less likely your kids will pick it out.
CCK Features both Gluten-Free Guidance and Kids Cooking Instructions: If you're new to eating gluten-free we understand it's overwhelming trying to figure out which foods may contain gluten and which ones don't. All of our gluten-free recipes marked with this symbol ✅ represent foods that need to be checked for gluten or cross-contamination.The ⭐️ symbol in the recipe below denotes the steps in which kid cooks may need a helper (depending on age). If there is no ⭐️ symbol, that step (or recipe) doesn't require a helper.