chicken gravy


Have you ever had a taste of chicken gravy before? I guess you haven’t. It is the best gravy you could ever taste. Everyone loves chicken gravy, it’s mind-blowing when you have a taste cause of its fantastic flavor.

You don’t know how to go about making a delicious chicken gravy? this article got you covered cause it’s so detailed from the ingredients needed to every step-by-step preparation of your delicious chicken gravy.

To make it interesting to make it is quite very easy and simple to make your chicken gravy and with just simple ingredients that are affordable.

Chicken Gravy
Chicken Gravy

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Chicken Drippings?

To make a very delicious gravy you need drippings. Drippings are actually what is left in the roasting pan after cooking chicken or turkey. They include melted fats and tiny pieces of meats that fall off.

Can Gravy be Made Without Drippings?

Of course yes, you can make your gravy without using drippings from a roasted chicken. To make your gravy with out drippings you just need to add a little more chicken broth and extra chicken bouillon paste to add more flavor to it in the absence of the chicken drippings.


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Chicken Gravy Without a Flour

Chicken gravy made with flour is very creamy, smooth, and rich. But you can still make your gravy without flour. It will be made the same way but you will not use a roux. Instead of using a roux you will add your cornstarch slurry which is 1 teaspoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water for every cup of gravy base in the pan in other to thicken your gravy.

Storing Chicken Gravy

Chicken gravy can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 days but it is best enjoyed the day it’s been made. But you can as well store your leftovers in the fridge. Stored covered in the fridge.

Freezing Chicken Gravy

Chicken gravy can be freeze up to four months.

Left Over Gravy Can be Served With

  • One pan roasted chicken and vegetables
  • Stuffing baked chicken
  • Perfect mashed potatoes
  • Slow cooker chicken breast

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cook time: 25 minutes

Total time: 30 mins

Serving: 8 serving

Without taking much time let’s go down to the recipe ingredients.


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  • 1/4 teaspoon of dash pepper
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt to taste
  • 2 cups of Progresso chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup gold medal all-purpose floor

Now as you know the ingredients used for chicken gravy let’s go down to the step-by-step preparation of a creamy, delicious chicken gravy.


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Method of Preparation

Step 1: (Optional) If using drippings: Pour out your drippings from the pan into a bowl when you are done taking out your chicken. Allow the dripping to rest for a minute. Use a spoon to scoop out most of the fat from the dripping after it has rested.

Step 2: To make your chicken gravy, use a large sauce pan and add 1/2 cup of drippings to the pan. Add in 1/4 cup of flour to the pan and whisk together until it gets smooth. If you want a thick gravy and yours is a little greasy, add in more flour to get to your desire consistency.

Step 3: Whisk in your cold stock slowly, then reduce your heat t low in other not to get burnt when you have found your desired consistency. You are creating a roux when you are doing this.

Step 4: Once you get a nice lightly golden color, add 2 cups of chicken broth and 1/4 additional cup of drippings if not using drippings add 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon paste.

Step 5: Allow the gravy to cook, whisking constantly for about 5 to 8 minutes, or until it gets thickened. If it is too thick add in more broth or drippings liquid. If too thin after cooking for 10 minutes, add in cornstarch slurry.

Step 6: Once you gets to your desire consistency, season with salt and pepper and enjoy your gravy.


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How to Use Chicken Gravy

Drizzle it over your favorite mashed potatoes, biscuits, or anything else you want to use it with.

Nutritional Estimates

Carbohydrates: 7g / Calories: 49Kcal

Cholesterol: 1mg / Fat: 1g

Saturated fat: 1g / Sodium: 36mg

Potassium: 101mg / Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 1g / Fiber: 1g

Iron: 1mg / Calcium: 5mg

Protein: 3g


Chicken gravy is one of the most delicious gravy you shouldn’t miss out on. It is packed with so many fantastic flavors that you can’t resist. And it is very easy to make with just a few and affordable ingredients your chicken gravy is good to go. Try making this wonderful chicken gravy and thank me later.