Madeira gravy recipe

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  • Low-fat

serves:

6

Skill:

medium

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

15 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 61 kCal 3%
Fat 4gg 6%
  -  Saturates 0.5gg 3%

Delicious gravy accompaniment to your roast chicken made tasty and flavoursome with Spanish wine

Ingredients

  • Juices from the chicken or turkey pan
  • 2 level tbsp plain flour
  • 2-4 tbsp Madeira
  • Gravy browning, optional
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

  • 1 Skim 4 tablespoons fat from chicken or turkey juices and put in a pan. Skim the rest of the fat off the juices and discard it.

  • Measure out 600ml (1 pint) from the juices left or add water if necessary to make up to 600ml (1 pint).

  • Heat the fat in the pan and then add the flour. Cook for about a minute, stirring well, and then gradually add the juices,beating well to give a smooth gravy. Add the Madeira and simmer the gravy for a couple of minutes. Add some gravy browning, if liked, and season to taste. Keep hot until serving time.

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