Dinner Tonight: Chicken a la King

Chicken a la King is such a simple little comfort food dish.  It’s like a pot pie or chicken and dumplings…it’s just cozy food.
You can be totally versatile on your carb choices…I like a traditional biscuit with mine but you can absolutely use toast, cornbread, an English muffin or be like my hubby and go without.  Simple.  This meal is simple and happy…perfect for family suppers.
Shopping List
1 1/2 pounds of chicken breasts
1/2 an onion, chopped
1 can of cream of chicken soup
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup frozen corn
Salt and Pepper
Biscuits, toast or such for serving
Layer the first 4 ingredients in your slow cooker.  Give it a quick stir and then cover and cook on low 6 to 7 hours or on high 3 to 4 hours.  
About 30 minutes before you’re ready to eat, take two forks and shred your chicken right inside your slow cooker.  Next, stir in your frozen peas and corn with a generous pinch of salt and pepper.  Cover and cook on high another 20 to 30 minutes.
Spoon your chicken mixture down over the top of your biscuits and serve.
This recipe serves 4 adults.
Perfect fare for a busy weeknight.  Enjoy.
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  • Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} January 21, 2014 at 11:29 am

    I want to eat this for breakfast. Right now. I think it would get my day off to a good start.

  • Rachel Brown January 21, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    Delicious + simple = my kind of meal!! Making this soon. Thanks Shay!!

  • Jill Gruber January 21, 2014 at 1:47 pm

    Perfect for the cold day we are going to have! Plus it has the few veggies my daughter will eat!

  • tammy cordery January 21, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    this looks so good

  • Carrie January 21, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    I am a new follower to your blog šŸ™‚ I am def. pinning this to try later!

  • Monica McHugh January 21, 2014 at 7:53 pm

    I just love everything about you and your recipes! They are so easy yet delicious! Going to have to make this soon! On a side note, I just had a baby 5 wks ago. do you have any previous posts about what to wear in between losing the baby weight? All I wear is leggings. I have 5 more weeks home but when I go back to work as a 2nd grade teacher I will need semi professional clothes but I don't want to buy a whole new wardrobe. Thanks!

  • Jenna January 22, 2014 at 12:50 am

    Made this tonight with leftover turkey. Yum!

  • Erin January 22, 2014 at 4:17 am

    Looks delish!!

  • Erin January 22, 2014 at 4:18 am

    Looks delish!!

  • Mary January 22, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    Made this yesterday….so easy and yummy! Definitely a "make again" recipe! Also loved your crockpot chicken and dumplings recipe! Thanks for sharing… šŸ™‚

  • Ange Greer January 22, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Mmm…this has a been a favorite of mine since childhood! I always make it stove top, so I'll have to give it a try in the crock pot for even easier prep time. I always serve mine over a puff pastry such as Tenderflake Patty Shells…so decadent and different that way!

  • Ange Greer January 22, 2014 at 2:43 pm

    Mmm…this has always been a childhood fave of mine! I have only ever prepared it stove top, so I will have to try it in the crock pot. I always serve mine over a puff pastry such as Tenderflake Patty Shells…so rich and decadent : )
    I started following your blog a few months ago and I love it. I can always depend on your recipes for quick and delicious meals!

  • Tiffany {A Touch of Grace} January 22, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    This looks delicious! And I love easy. I think I'll make this tomorrow. Yum!

  • Autumn January 22, 2014 at 9:17 pm

    I have a similar chicken a la king recipe, but I've always eaten it over rice!

  • Katie January 24, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    Do you think this would be a good recipe to take to a friend who just had a baby ? Or any other recipe recommendations?

  • Katie Paladino January 28, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    Hi Shay! Plan on making this tonight! Do you cook the first 4 ingredients for 3-4 hours and than add the veggies and cook for additional 30 mins or do you add it in when there is about a half hour left of cook time?? If that makes any sense!

  • Mix and Match Mama January 28, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    Either way Katie! With slow cooking, you don't have to be too specific with the amount of time it stays in there…you can do it either way.

  • Lauren McGreevy July 6, 2015 at 7:17 pm

    Hi Shay!

    I'm planning on making this week! I workout in the mornings then work all day. Do you think if I used frozen chicken breasts I could keep it in for longer than 7 hours?

    Thank you!!


  • Leslie August 27, 2016 at 8:52 am

    Hi Shay! I am new to your blog and was wondering if you use a substitute for the cream of chicken soup? Thanks!

    • Mix and Match Mama August 27, 2016 at 9:22 am

      I don’t but I know you can. Some people use a gfree cream of chicken soup, some use cream cheese, some use milk and sometimes people omit it all together. It depends on the recipe and what you prefer! Enjoy!