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Catholic Recipe: Baked Chicken a la King


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • few grains pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 can (6 ounces) broiled mushrooms
  • 4 cups milk (approximately)
  • 3 to 4 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/3 cup diced pimiento
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine


Serves: 8

Prep Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: N/A

Cost: n/a

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Here's a variation on Chicken a la King.


Melt butter or margarine; blend in flour, salt, pepper, Ac'cent*, and paprika. Drain liquid from mushrooms into measuring cup; add milk to make 4 cups; add to first mixture. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened. Add mushrooms, chicken, and pimiento. Line oblong baking dish, 12 x 7-1/2 x 2 inches, with rice. Fill with chicken mixture. Brush rice with melted butter or margarine. Bake at 325┬░ for 15 to 20 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965