à la king

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à la king

 (ä′lə kĭng′, ăl′ə)
adj.
Cooked in a cream sauce with green pepper or pimiento and mushrooms.

[Perhaps after William King (died 1915), American cook said to have invented the dish at the Bellevue Hotel in Philadelpia.]

à la king

(ɑː lɑː ˈkɪŋ; æ lə)
adj
(Cookery) (usually postpositive) cooked in a cream sauce with mushrooms and green peppers

à la king

(ˌɑ lə ˈkɪŋ, ˌæl ə)
adj.
diced and served in a cream sauce containing mushrooms, pimiento, and green pepper: chicken à la king.
[1915–20]
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