The Best Do-Ahead Turkey Gravy

Steps on how to prepare a The Best Do-Ahead Turkey Gravy recipe

Time

1 hour 40 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

286.3

    Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 turkey wings (about 1 1/2 pounds, separated at the joints)
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 2 carrots, each cut into 4 pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, each cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (my preference is Chardonnay)
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth (or two 14 1/2 ounce cans)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups water

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    In deep 12 inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot.

  2. 2. STEP

    Add turkey wings and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until golden on all sides.

  3. 3. STEP

    Add onions, carrots, celery and garlic, and cook 8-10 minutes or until turkey wings and vegetables are browned, stirring frequently.

  4. 4. STEP

    Transfer turkey and vegetables to a large bowl.

  5. 5. STEP

    Add wine to skillet, and stir until browned bits are loosened.

  6. 6. STEP

    Return turkey and veggies to skillet.

  7. 7. STEP

    Stir in broth, thyme and 3 cups water, heat to boiling over high heat.

  8. 8. STEP

    Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes.

  9. 9. STEP

    Strain into an 8-cup measure or a large bowl; discard solids.

  10. 10. STEP

    Let broth stand a few seconds until fat separates from meat juice.

  11. 11. STEP

    Spoon 1/4 cup fat from broth into 2-quart saucepan; skim and discard any remaining fat.

  12. 12. STEP

    Add flour to fat in saucepan; cook, stirring over medium heat until flour turns golden brown.

  13. 13. STEP

    Gradually whisk in reserved broth and cook until gravy boils and thickens slightly, stirring constantly.

  14. 14. STEP

    Pour gravy into a 2-quart container or medium bowl, cover and refrigerate.

  15. 15. STEP

    At serving time, reheat gravy and add pan drippings (and/or cooked diced giblets) from the roast turkey if you like.

  16. 16. STEP

    Gravy can be reheated in microwave prior to serving.

    Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 turkey wings (about 1 1/2 pounds, separated at the joints)
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 2 carrots, each cut into 4 pieces
  • 2 stalks celery, each cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine (my preference is Chardonnay)
  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth (or two 14 1/2 ounce cans)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups water

    Tags

    POULTRY

    MEAT

    LOW CHOLESTEROL

    WINTER

    THANKSGIVING

    STOVE TOP

    < 4 HOURS

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