Monday, October 29, 2007

My Mum's Chicken a la King Recipe

1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup butter
3 T. flour
2 cups milk
1 beaten egg yolk
2 1/2 cups diced, cooked chicken
2 T. finely cut pimento

Lightly brown mushrooms and green peppers in butter. Add flour and blend. Add milk and seasonings and cook until thick, stirring constantly. Stir some of the hot mixture into the egg yolk and add that mixture to he remaining hot mixture. Continue cooking 10 minutes. Add chicken and pimento. Serve on biscuits or hot buttered toast.

P.S. My mum served this on Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Shells