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Chicken a la King ~ The Easy Way

Chicken a la King Made with Rotisserie Chicken

Chicken a la king made from rotisserie chicken from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

When I was growing up I remember my Mom making chicken à la king with toast. It was one of my favorite dinners but I forgot about it for years...ages even until a few weeks ago and I had such a craving for it I decided to make it.  I didn't have my Mom's recipe so I improvised and used what I had on hand and to save time I used a rotisserie chicken from Costco.  I find I use those for so many dinners.  They are such a great time saver and for less than $5.00 a bargain.  

Chicken a la King from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

If you love a rich, creamy and hearty meal (and chicken) then this is the recipe for you.  

Chicken a la King from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Chicken a la King ~ The Easy Way

One of my favorite dinners from my childhood ~ updated and easier to make using a rotisserie chicken
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Chicken a la king made from rotisserie chicken from cupcakesandcrinoline.com
Prep Time:35 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:1 hr

Ingredients

  • 8 tbsp. butter divided
  • 1 can of refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 sweet onion sliced thin
  • 1 - 8 ounce package of fresh mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup organic chicken broth
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ cup drained and chopped roasted bell peppers
  • 1 rotisserie chicken shredded

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Saute onions in the butter in a large skillet over medium heat until golden brown. Add mushrooms and parsley and saute for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken broth, cream of mushroom soup and roasted bell peppers. Cook and stir for 5 minutes until bubbly.
  • Spoon mixture into an oven-safe dish.
  • Open crescent rolls and divide; place on top of the hot chicken mixture.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Servings: 6
Calories:
Author: Mary Beth
Chicken a la King from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

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  1. Diane | An Extraordinary Day says:

    I've gotten in to making chicken pot pie. Gotta love those warm dinners on these cold nights. (We woke up to -19 this morning. Brrr.)

    This looks delicious Mary Beth. What a great idea! And what a great deal on a chicken too!!!

    Have a great day and stay warm!! [[hugs]]

    1. Mary Beth says:

      I love chicken pot pie, Diane! It's one of my favorite meals ever. It's a little warmer here today but yesterday it snowed, and snowed and snowed. I don't mind winter too much but I do long for some warmer days. Stay warm xoxo mb

  2. Mary Beth this looks amazing! I bet your Mom would be proud of you! My sister had a baby this week and I needed something easy to make for her family. You're going to make me look impressive. Thanks for the recipe. Hope you have a happy weekend, Coco

    1. Mary Beth says:

      Thank you so much, Coco ~ your comment was so sweet. 🙂 Congratulations on the new baby!!!!!

  3. Julia Stansel says:

    This is wonderful! I rarely buy those chickens because they are so expensive here. We are like 40 miles from Costco. But I put a chicken in the crockpot on low before we go to bed a lot of nights and let it roast while we sleep. Turn it off in the morning and then I have cooked chicken for so many things! I will definitely be making this for my bunch! Thanks!

    1. Mary Beth says:

      That's a great idea, Julia, about the chicken in the crockpot. I've never tried that but I will now! We have a Costco and a Sam's Club about 20 minutes from our house so we go there....a lot. 😉 Thanks so much for stopping by ~ I've missed you! I hope all is well with you and your wonderful family.