Homemade Chicken a la King


Homemade Chicken a la King

Chicken a la King is a beloved dish that creatively utilizes leftovers, transforming them into a creamy and flavorful meal reminiscent of chicken pot pie. It's typically served over rice or noodles, or with bread or biscuits, making it a comforting and satisfying choice for cold days.
Course: Main Course, weeknight dinner
Cuisine: American, Casserole, Weeknight meals
Keyword: bone broth, bone broth is good for leftovers, Chicken a la King, comforting meal, Creamy dish, Leftover chicken, recipes with bone broth, Rich sauce, What to do with Leftover chicken, What to serve over rice or noodles
Servings: 6


  • 4 oz butter
  • 8 oz mushrooms
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • .5 cup flour
  • .5 tsp garlic powder
  • .5 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups Taking Stock Foods Classic Chicken Bone Broth
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • .5 cup roasted pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped rotisserie or leftover


  • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
  • Add the sliced mushrooms and chopped onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add the flour, garlic powder, and black pepper to the mushroom onion mixture. Stir well to combine and eliminate any lumps.
  • Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until the flour mixture starts to brown and has a toasty smell, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Slowly pour in the Taking Stock Foods Classic Chicken Bone Broth, stirring constantly to dissolve the flour and create a smooth slurry.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, then add the half and half. Bring back to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Taste for salt and adjust seasoning if needed.
  • Stir in the frozen peas, diced roasted red pepper, and cooked chicken. Cook until heated through.
  • Serve immediately with cooked rice, pasta, bread, or biscuits.
  • Enjoy your homemade Chicken a la King!