Definition of chicken à la king in English:

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chicken à la king

noun

Cooked breast of chicken in a cream sauce with mushrooms and peppers.
Example sentences
  • There are many stories about the origin of Chicken à la King, and many of them sound plausible.
  • Obviously, dishes similar to chicken à la king were being served at the time.
  • Hearty and comforting, Chicken à la King goes equally well over pasta or rice.

Origin

Said to be named after E. Clark King, proprietor of a New York hotel.

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