Turkey A La King

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4tablespoonunsalted butter
6ouncebutton mushrooms (quartered)
1⁄4cupshallots (minced)
1⁄4cupall-purpose flour
1 1⁄2cupchicken broth
1cupwhole milk
2tablespoondry sherry
3cuproasted turkey (cubed)
1cupfrozen green peas
3tablespoonfresh lemon juice
  salt and pepper (to taste)
  toasted, buttered biscuits, bread or english muffins


Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.

Add mushrooms, shallots, and cayenne; saute until soft, about 5 minutes.

Stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes.

Gradually whisk in broth, milk, and sherry until smooth. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes. Stir often to prevent scorching.

Add turkey, peas, pimientos, lemon juice, and seasonings. Cook to heat turkey through, about 3 minutes.

Serve over biscuits or bread.

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