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[mass noun] Cooked breast of chicken in a cream sauce with mushrooms and peppers.
- ‘There are many stories about the origin of Chicken à la King, and many of them sound plausible.’
- ‘Hearty and comforting, Chicken à la King goes equally well over pasta or rice.’
- ‘Obviously, dishes similar to chicken à la king were being served at the time.’
Said to be named after E. Clark King, proprietor of a New York hotel.
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