Madeira gravy recipe

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  • Low-fat
serves: 6
Skill: medium
Cost: cheap
Prep: 15 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 61 kCal 3%
Fat 4gg 6%
  -  Saturates 0.5gg 3%
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  • Delicious gravy accompaniment to your roast chicken made tasty and flavoursome with Spanish wine


    • 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


    • 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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