June 8, 2021

Recipe of the month – Chicken a la King

For a variety of reasons many of us are experiencing fatigue, which can lead to unhealthy food choices. Chicken a la King.

Donors to Calgary Health Foundation support the South Health Campus Wellness Kitchen, which is hosting a virtual class for Eating Well When Fatigued. Led by registered dietitians and an occupational therapist, the class includes cooking demonstrations and recipes!

  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2-3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth, low sodium
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken, chopped
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Sauté onion and celery until starting to soften (about 3 minutes)
  3. Add butter. Stir until melted
  4. Add flour, salt and pepper. Stir just until flour starts to brown
  5. Slowly stir in milk and ~1 cup of broth. Stir until it thickens. Add the remaining broth until desired texture.
  6. Stir in chicken and vegetables until heated
  7. Serve with a whole wheat roll or noodles.

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