Cancer Nutrition Consortium

Chicken ala King

A filling chicken dish.

Serves 4.


  • 8 Oz Chicken Breast
  • 1/3 Cup Butter
  • 1 Onion Diced
  • 8 Oz Sliced Mushrooms
  • 1/4 Cup Flour
  • 1 Cup Milk 1% Low fat
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth Low sodium
  • 1/2 Cup Frozen Peas
  • 1/4 Cup Pimentos Diced
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Roast chicken breast off in oven until cooked through, about 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool, then cut into ½ inch cubes.
  3. Heat butter in sauté pan. Add in onions and mushrooms and cook until soft, about 8 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in flour until well blended, forming a roux.
  5. Slowly whisk in chicken broth and milk. Cook until bubbly and thickened.
  6. Stir in chicken, pimentos, and peas. Heat through.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and serve warm over egg noodles.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 309

Total Fat: 18g

Saturated Fat: 10.9g

Sodium: 234mg

Potassium: 626mg

Total Carbohydrate: 18g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 19g

Posted on: February 10, 2015

By: Chef John Rico Griffone

Rico Griffone is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has worked as a consultant for the Culinary Institute’s “Menu for Healthy Kids” Research Program.