Chicken Gravy

03aChickGravybfLOSo. We’ve tossed leftover chicken trimmings in a pressure cooker with a few tasty things to make a very respectable chicken stock.

Next, we’ve combined a bag of seasoned stuffing mix and dried out biscuit crumbles with some veggies, seasonings, and a bit of that nice chicken stock; scooped ’em into individual servings of stuffing balls, and have them baking quietly in the oven.

Now’s the time to gather the rest of the stock and make a creamy, tasty gravy.

•1/2 cup unsalted butter
•1/2 cup all-purpose flour
•1 quart cold chicken stock
•1 tbsp Sherry Peppers Sauce*
•1 tsp Cajun Power Spicy Garlic Peppers Sauce (or your own fave hot sauce, to taste)
•1/3 cup heavy cream
01dRouxbfLO•1/2 tsp coarse sea salt
•1 tsp white pepper
•1 tsp dried parsley
•1/8 tsp Cayenne
•1/8 tsp garlic powder
•Black pepper

*Optional, or mebbe a dab of sherry.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat.

Add the flour and whisk until you have a smooth, fragrant, and lightly browned roux; between ten and twelve minutes.

02cAddStockSeasonbfLOGradually whisk in the cold stock, Sherry Peppers Sauce, and garlic pepper sauce.

Reduce heat to low.

Bring the gravy to a simmer, then cook and stir until it is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, 10 to 15 minutes.

Stir in heavy cream, and season with salt, white pepper, Cayenne pepper, and garlic powder.

06aStuffBGravybfLOI also added a bit of dried parsley because, well, I like parsley, and I believe it adds a little sumpin’ sumpin’ to a gravy.

Stir until heated through.

This went really well with the stuffing balls, and would probably be killer with roast chicken and smashed potatoes.

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