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Easy Chicken Gravy

Easy Chicken Gravy from Scratch is hearty and delicious comfort food. It is so simple and can be made in just one pan with or without drippings. This smooth creamy gravy is a great addition to make any dinner even more special.

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Easy Chicken Gravy Small Batch for Two

Try slathering this tasty sauce over this Juicy Roast Chicken, or on top of mashed potatoes alongside this Crispy Fried Chicken or these Beer Can Cornish Hens.

There is something so comforting about homemade gravy. We love to pour it over roast chicken and mashed potatoes, but it can be used over rice as well. This recipe is a quick and easy way to make gravy, ready in just 10 minutes. We used chicken stock, but you can easily use beef stock instead. 

You can make this easy small batch homemade gravy for two with just 5 ingredients. Butter, flour, chicken broth (or pan drippings), plus some salt and pepper are whisked over low heat to make this smooth chicken, turkey, or brown beef gravy.

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How to make Chicken Gravy from Scratch:

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.

Whisk in the flour and black pepper until no lumps remain. Cook for one minute.

butter, flour, and pepper roux whisked in a pan

Slowly add the broth to the pan, whisking continuously.

Cook and whisk for 5 – 7 minutes or until desired thickness is achieved.

chicken gravy from scratch in a sauce pan

Remove the pan from the heat and season with salt to taste.

easy chicken gravy from scratch poured over mashed potatoes on a plate
Easy Chicken Gravy With or Without Drippings

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Yield: Serves 2

Easy Chicken Gravy

Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Easy Chicken Gravy is hearty and delicious comfort food. It is so simple and can be made in just one pan with or without drippings. This recipe is a quick and easy way to make gravy, ready in just 10 minutes. We used chicken stock, but you can easily use beef stock instead. 

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup chicken stock (or pan drippings, or beef stock)
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
  2. Whisk in the flour and black pepper until no lumps remain. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Slowly add the chicken stock or drippings to the pan, whisking continuously.
  4. Cook and whisk for 5 - 7 minutes or until desired thickness is achieved.
  5. Remove the pan from heat and season with salt to taste.

Notes

  • We used chicken stock, but you can easily use beef stock, chicken drippings, or turkey drippings instead. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 174Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 464mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 4g

Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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