A-la-king meaning

älə kĭng, ălə
Cooked in a cream sauce with green pepper or pimiento and mushrooms.
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Diced and served in a cream sauce containing mushrooms, pimentos, and green peppers.
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Origin of a-la-king

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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition