In the mood for something simple and delicious for dinner? Try this fuss-free recipe for Chicken A La King

2 bird eye chili chopped fine
1 clove garlic finely chopped
15 ml olive oil
4 chicken breast fillets cut into pieces
3 tablespoons butter
salt and black pepper
1 large green pepper sliced
3 cups mushrooms chopped
4 tablespoons butter for bechamel sauce
1/2 cup flour
4 cups milk
handful parsley chopped fine
salt and black pepper to season

How to
Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan and sauté the chili and garlic. Remove the ingredients from the pan.

Add the knob of butter to the pan, and brown the chicken pieces. Season with salt and pepper. Remove the chicken from the pan too.

Now saute the mushrooms and peppers. Add the butter to the pan for the bechamel sauce.

As your peppers and mushrooms soften, add the flour and stir with a wooden spoon. You may take this off the heat while stirring.

Add half of the milk to the mushroom mixture, take off the heat and mix through.

Place the pan back onto the heat and gently simmer until sauce thickens, while mixing. You can add more milk as go you until your sauce is at the desired thickness.

Add the chicken pieces and sauteed garlic mix and give it a good stir. Now add the parsley and serve with fluffy basmati rice.


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Recipe provided by Anina’s Recipes – a food blog by Anina Meyer.