Chicken Gravy from Scratch

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Oct. 26, 2012

You can make chicken gravy with three ingredients. Butter, flour, and chicken broth with make you some chicken gravy. You don't need to buy chicken gravy in a can, or prepare it from a package, you can make chicken gravy from scratch.


Butter 5 Tablespoon
Flour 5 Tablespoon
Chicken broth 16 Ounce
Heavy cream 2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste



1. Heat a skillet over a medium high heat and drop the butter in it.

2. Add the flour to the pan and whisk together with a whisk.

3. Cook this "roux" for a minute or two. By cooking this "roux" you will remove any raw taste of the flour, and this is a critical step, so make sure you have cooked this for a full minute before adding the liquid.

4. Add one-third of the liquid, and whisk together, this mixture will turn very thick after a moment or two.

5. Add the next third of the liquid, and stir making sure all lumps are removed, once this mixture has thickened fully you can add in the remaining liquid.

6. If your gravy is too thick to your personal liking you could add some additional liquid.

7. Finish with a tablespoon or two of heavy cream and stir it in.


8. Pour in on your favorite meat entrees or enjoy with mashed potatoes or biscuits.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 234Calories from Fat 160

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 389 mg16.21%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet