How to make gravy

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  • Serves: Depends on meat juices from roast

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Freezable
  • Make in advance

Learn how to make chicken gravy with our step by step video that shows how to make easy chicken gravy using rested meat juices, cornflour and a stock cube. The whole family will be asking for this gravy recipe with their roast dinner


  • Rested meat juices
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 chicken stock cube


  1. Scrape bottom of roasting tin to release all the caramelised bits and strain juices into a separating jug.
  2. Pour juices into a measuring jug and make up to 500ml with boiling water.
  3. Add stock cube and stir to dissolve.
  4. Mix the cornflour with 3 tbsp water.
  5. Pour the stock into a saucepan and bring to the boil.
  6. Add the cornflour mixture to the boiling stock, stirring well with a whisk.
  7. Simmer for 1-2 minutes then serve.

Nutritional information

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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