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Classic Chicken a la King
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Classic Chicken a la King

This Classic Chicken a la King is full of chicken, mushrooms, peas, and pimentos in a creamy and rich sauce served over puff pastry shells. The puff pastry and fancy name make it seem fancy and elegant, but this is truly a down-home meal much like Chicken Pot Pie.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dinner recipe
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 450kcal


  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen puff pastry shells
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup diced yellow or sweet onion
  • 2/3 cup sliced carrot
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 (2-ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained well


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place puff pastry shells on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Melt butter over medium-high heat in a large skillet. Add onion, carrot, and mushrooms. Cook until onions are soft and mushrooms browned.
  • Add salt, pepper, celery salt, and poultry seasoning. Sprinkle flour over onion mixture and stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Gradually whisk in the milk. Add peas and simmer until thickened.
  • Stir in chicken and remove from heat.
  • Fill each puff pastry shell with chicken mixture and serve.


Calories: 450kcal