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Gravy is great served with fried chicken
1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
1/2 Cup Flour
1 Quart Chicken Stock Or Broth
1/3 Cup Cream
Salt And Pepper
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an English sauce made often from the juices that run naturally from meat or vegetables during cooking. Ready-made cubes and powders can be used as a substitute for natural meat or vegetable extracts. Canned gravies are also available. Gravy is commonly served with roasts, meatloaf, rice, and potato dishes. In the south, it is traditional for gravy to be served with fried chicken.
Gravies are often thickened with a starch, starting with a roux made of wheat flour, cornstarch/cornflour, or arrowroot. The liquids from cooked meat, the liquids from dissolved bouillon cubes/stock cubes, or stock are added gradually to the mixture, while continually stirring to ensure that it mixes properly and the thickener does not clump. In some recipes, the animal fat in the roux may be omitted as part of the base content. It may be replaced with cornstarch/cornflour alone (see cowboy roux) or is sometimes omitted entirely.
- Definition of Roux: A cooked paste usually made from flour and butter used to thicken sauces.
- Simmer: Cooking food in a liquid at a low enough temperature that small bubble begin to break the surface.
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