chicken à la King

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but likely named in the 1890s by hotel cook William "Bill" King of the Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia

Noun[edit]

chicken à la King (uncountable)

  1. (cooking) a dish consisting of diced chicken in a cream sauce, and often with sherry, mushrooms, and vegetables, served over rice, pasta, or bread.