Carefully pour turkey drippings through a strainer and into a large glass container or two (I used these wide mouth Ball jars). Place in the fridge for 15 minutes to let the fat rise to the top and solidify a bit.
Remove the drippings from the fridge, scoop out 2 tablespoons of fat and discard the remaining fat (or transfer to a storage container to use later). You should now have only the liquid turkey drippings remaining.
Heat a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the 2 tablespoons of reserved fat, all-purpose flour and whisk together until smooth. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes, whisking constantly, until bubbly and light to golden brown.
Add in 1 cup of turkey drippings, 1 cup stock and whisk together until completely smooth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook until the gravy has thickened to your liking. Season with salt and black pepper and serve.
TIPS FOR MAKING THE PERFECT TURKEY GRAVY RECIPE
Use unsalted, low sodium turkey or chicken stock if possible. Since the pan drippings may already be pretty salty, I suggest you use low sodium and unsalted stock if you can find it. Then you can taste the finished gravy at the end and add salt and black pepper, to taste.
Pour the pan drippings from the turkey through a colander or strainer. This will help separate any meaty bits and will keep your gravy as smooth as can be.
If your gravy has thickened too much, whisk in some turkey or chicken stock 1 tablespoon at a time until it’s thinned out to your liking.
If your gravy isn’t thickening for some reasoning, a quick fix is to whisk in a little bit of cornstarch.
The color of your gravy can vary from light to dark brown depending on the spices and seasonings used to make your turkey.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (38g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 0 (0%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 73.7mg||3 %|
|Potassium 0.8mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 37.5g||11 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 37.5g|
|Protein 0g||0 %|
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Calories per serving: 145
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