KFC-Style Gravy

Ingredients:

  • 1 pc chicken cube or 2 tsp chicken powder
  • 1 pc beef cube or 2 tsp beef powder
  • 3 tbsp butter or vegetable shortening
  • 5 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2  1/4 cups water

Procedure:

  1. Make a broth by diluting the beef and chicken cubes in water. Set aside.
  2. Melt the butter by heating it in a saucepan under low heat.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour to the melted butter.
  4. Cook in low heat while continuously stirring for 7 to 8 minutes or until the colorturns medium brown (be extra cautious, there is a tendency that the flour might burn when overcooked or if high heat is applied).
  5. Add the remaining flour and continue stirring.
  6. Gradually add the chicken and beef broth while continuously stirring to prevent lumps from forming.
  7. Put the heat to medium and bring the mixture to a boil.
  8. Cook for another 5 minutes more while stirring once in a while, until the texture thickens.
  9. Serve hot with fried chicken or mashed potato.
  10. Share and enjoy!

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