Definition of chicken à la king in English:

chicken à la king

Syllabification: chick·en à la king


  • Cooked breast of chicken in a cream sauce with mushrooms and peppers.
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    • Hearty and comforting, Chicken à la King goes equally well over pasta or rice.


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

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