Chicken A La King

Recipe cooking time
55 Mins
Recipe cooking time
4 People


  1. Heat a medium sized frying pan on high, once hot, add splash of olive oil
  2. Fry chicken strips until golden, stirring occasionally
  3. Remove chicken from pan and set aside
  4. Add splash of olive oil and 1 Tbsp salted butter to same pan
  5. Reduce heat to medium high and fry mushrooms just until they start to brown
  6. Remove mushrooms from pan and set aside
  7. Cook rice according to packaging in a large pot
  8. While rice is cooking, heat a large saucepan over medium heat, once hot, add splash of olive oil and 1 Tbsp salted butter
  9. Add onion and a small pinch of salt and sauté until translucent, stirring occasionally
  10. Add sliced peppers and sauté for further 5 mins
  11. Add garlic and sauté for about 20 seconds
  12. Add chicken, mushrooms, milk, cream & thyme and leave to simmer on low heat for about 5-8mins, until chicken is cooked through
  13. Sprinkle flour evenly over the surface and stir in
  14. Increase heat to medium high and cook until thickened, about 5 – 10mins
  15. Check for seasoning, and add salt & pepper to taste
  16. Serve over cooked rice with freshly chopped flat leaf parsley


  • 4 Skinless Chicken Fillets, cut into strips
  • 250g Mixed Mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large Onion, sliced
  • 1 large Clove Garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 Yellow Pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 Orange Pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 Red Pepper, sliced
  • 250ml (1 cup) Milk
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) Avonmore Cooking Cream
  • 2-3 Tbsp Flour
  • 1 tsp Chopped Fresh Thyme
  • Salt & Freshly Ground Pepper, to taste
  • Olive Oil & Butter for frying

To Serve:

  • 300g Uncooked Rice
  • Handful Fresh Flat Leaf Parsley, roughly chopped