Gluten-Free Chicken a la King
Gluten-Free Chicken a la King is a creamy delicious gluten-free entree made with an easy homemade gluten-free Velouté sauce.
- Serves: 8 persons
- For the Velouté Sauce:
- 4tablespoons unsalted butter
- 5tablespoons gluten-free sweet rice flour
- 2cups gluten-free chicken broth
- ⅔cup heavy cream OR half and half
- 2lightly beaten egg yolks
- Salt to taste
- For the Chicken a la King:
- 4tablespoons unsalted butter OR olive oil
- 3cups cooked cubed chicken
- 2finely sliced green onions with tops
- 4-ounce jar pimentos with liquid
- 1cup thawed frozen peas
- ¼cup dry sherry
- 3cups Velouté sauce
- ¼teaspoon smoked paprika
- Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
- 2tablespoons minced parsley (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 6-8 slices toasted, buttered gluten-free bread
Step 1Melt butter in heavy saucepan on medium heat.
Step 2Whisk in sweet rice flour to make a smooth paste. Constantly whisk for one minute.
Step 3Pour in gluten-free chicken stock and whisk to thoroughly combine.
Step 4Cook over medium heat until sauce is smooth and creamy, about 2 minutes. Add cream and whisk to combine.
Step 5Lightly beat egg yolks in a separate small bowl.
Step 6Add 2 tablespoons of the hot chicken mixture to the beaten egg yolks, then whisk to combine. Slowly drizzle egg yolk mixture into the saucepan and whisk.
Step 7Add salt, to taste, and constantly whisk over medium high heat for about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Prepare Gluten-Free Chicken a la King:
Step 8Melt 2 tablespoons butter in another large heavy saucepan. Add cooked cubed chicken and sliced green onions and cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
Step 9Add entire jar of pimentos with liquid, thawed peas and dry sherry. Stir to combine.
Step 10Pour Velouté sauce over chicken mixture and stir to combine.
Step 11Add smoked paprika and cayenne (optional.) Stir to combine and cook over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
Step 12To serve, toast 6-8 slices of your favorite gluten-free bread. Butter and spoon hot gluten-free chicken a la king over gluten-free toast. Garnish with minced parsley (optional). Reminder: Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.