Easy Christmas Gravy

by - https://thebatchlady.com/r/4976/

This recipe is more of a hack than a recipe and shows you how to make gravy in advance for Christmas so you don’t have to faff around in the kitchen on the big day! Cooking a chicken in the run up to Christmas means you can use the juices left in the roasting tin to make a really delicious gravy. Enjoy!

Prep Time
Cook Time
Total Time
Difficulty
Beginner
Cuisine
British
Servings
4

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories
32.5kcal
Fat
0.0g
Sat. Fat
0.0g
Carbs
2.7g
Sugars
1.7g
Fibre
0.1g
Protein
0.1g
Salt
7.8mg
Ingredients
Serves

Ingredients

  • flour
    1 tsp
  • chicken gravy granules
    4 tsp
  • boiling water
    500 ml
  • cranberry sauce (optional)
    1 tsp
  • white wine (optional)
    0.5 cups

Method

  1. To your baking tray with the chicken juices add 1 heaped teaspoon plain flour and whisk.

  2. Next add gravy granules and boiling water and place back on the heat or decant into a saucepan and heat through until boiling and thickened. Add the optional white wine and redcurrant/ cranberry sauce at this stage and cook for a further 5 minutes to cook of the alcohol.

  3. Once nice and thick, remove from the heat and sieve out any vegetables. Leave to cool before pouring into a freezer bag.

  1. Ready to freeze

    Once cooled, place the freezer bag of gravy in the freezer.

  1. Ready to eat

    Remove from the freezer and leave to fully defrost, reheat in a saucepan and add in any extra cooking juices from the cooked turkey. Pour into a jug and serve along with your Christmas dinner.

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