Maple Turkey Gravy

Now that we’ve made a maple-glazed turkey, we’re making gravy!

Definitely save the pan drippings from the turkey/chicken, those are gonna come in handy here.

Shrimpy Tips: lemon juice may seem unusual, but it helps balance the sweetness of the maple syrup in the turkey drippings!

Maple Turkey Gravy

adapted from Five Heart Home

Ingredients
  • drippings from the maple-glazed turkey OR 1/4 cup fat such as butter or bacon fat
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock OR turkey stock
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon
Cooking Directions
  1. Pour the drippings from the maple-glazed turkey into a pan, or add whatever fat you’re using. Set pan over medium heat and whisk flour into the drippings until smooth.
  2. Gradually add stock while continuously stirring. Raise heat to high and bring to a simmer while stirring regularly, until gravy is thickened to your preferred consistency.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and fresh lemon juice, to taste.

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