Chicken a la King Casserole With Noodles

Chicken a la King Casserole With Noodles

The flavors of chicken a la king stand out in this chicken noodle casserole. The casserole is a quick and easy combination, a satisfying family meal.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Heat the oven to 375 F. Lightly butter a 2-quart baking dish or spray it with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Step 3

    Put about 2 to 2 1/2 quarts of water in a large saucepan with 2 teaspoons of salt. Place the saucepan over high heat and bring the water to a boil. Add the noodles and reduce the heat to medium. Boil the noodles following the package directions.
  4. Step 4

    Drain well and transfer them to a large bowl. Set aside.
  5. Step 5

    In the same saucepan, combine the celery with the condensed soup and evaporated milk or light cream; simmer over low heat for about 5 to 7 minutes.
  6. Step 6

    Add the pimientos, diced cooked chicken, and cheese. Continue cooking, stirring, until the cheese has melted. 
  7. Step 7

    Pour the sauce over the noodles and stir until well combined. 
  8. Step 8

    Spoon the chicken and noodle mixture into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with the toasted almonds, if using.
  9. Step 9

    Combine the fresh breadcrumbs with the melted butter. Stir with a fork until the crumbs are well coated with butter.
  10. Step 10

    Sprinkle the crumbs evenly over the casserole.
  11. Step 11

    Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for 25 to 35 minutes, or until the breadcrumb topping is browned.