Results 1 to 9 of 9
Like Tree5Likes
  • 2 Post By Atropos
  • 1 Post By CaledoniaDreaming
  • 1 Post By Alcofrollic
  • 1 Post By Alcofrollic

Thread: Rich Chicken Gravy

  1. #1
    Really Really likes to post!

    Join Date
    16th March, 2011
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,580
    Rep Power
    95
    Diet: Dukan
    Height: 5ft6in
    Start Date: 16 Jan 2012
    Start Weight: 11st12lb
    Current Weight: 11st8lb
    Goal Weight: 11st0lb
    Goal Date: 16 March 2011


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 26.8
    Current BMI: 26.1
    Goal BMI: 24.9


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st8lb
    % Lost 2.41%

    Rich Chicken Gravy

    I just made some!

    It takes some time and work ahead of time, but this is what I did:

    1.) Take two chicken carcases (I used the bones from two I cooked last month - once I'd stripped them I popped them in a bag in the freezer, but my local butchers sell bags of carcases for pence)

    2.) Pop them in a pot with a couple of pints of water and a roughly chopped onion, carrot and stick of celery.

    3.) Bring to the boil and allow to simmer for a couple of hours while you do something more exciting.

    4.) Strain the liquid off into a bowl and throw everything else away.

    5.) Let the bowl of chicken stock cool and then put into the fridge.

    6.) when you come back to it the next day the stock will be jellied, and all the fat will have risen to the top.

    7.) Scrape the fat off, put the jelly into a pan, and simmer until it is reduced to a thick golden brown sticky gravy. Add seasoning - salt, pepper, thyme, lemon juice etc.

    I then keep of jug of this in the fridge and boil up a few tablespoons to add to roast chicken dinners, or to make a quick soup.

    No bistro, no cornflour, no oxo, no caramel...
    CHRISR and alottolose like this.

  2. #2
    Really Really likes to post!

    Join Date
    8th July, 2011
    Location
    Glasgow
    Posts
    1,327
    Rep Power
    97
    Diet: Dukan
    Height: 5ft6in
    Start Date: 01/01/11
    Start Weight: 17st4lb
    Current Weight: 10st12lb
    Goal Weight: 10st1lb
    Goal Date: 04/10/13


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.1
    Current BMI: 24.5
    Goal BMI: 22.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 6st6lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st11lb
    % Lost 37.19%
    I've been doing this & beef gravy using bones too, saves on tolerateds and tastes lovely. Yum.
    CHRISR likes this.

  3. #3
    Really Really likes to post!

    Join Date
    10th February, 2012
    Location
    London
    Posts
    2,266
    Rep Power
    48
    Diet: Dukan
    Height: 5ft7in
    Start Date: 10 February 2012
    Start Weight: 13st9lb
    Current Weight: 11st0lb
    Goal Weight: 9st5lb
    Goal Date: As soon as!


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29.9
    Current BMI: 24.1
    Goal BMI: 20.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st9lb
    % Lost 19.37%
    Made this and had it with my roast chicken dinner yesterday - what a transformation! Thanks very much for posting.

  4. #4
    Likes to post

    Join Date
    8th June, 2010
    Location
    North West England
    Posts
    907
    Rep Power
    16
    Height: 5ft5in
    Start Weight: 17st6lb
    Current Weight: 14st7lb
    Goal Weight: 12st7lb
    Goal Date: when it happens


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.6
    Current BMI: 33.8
    Goal BMI: 29.1


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st13lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st0lb
    % Lost 16.8%
    when you boil the carcasses add some herbs, garlic and an onion! makes a massive difference..... you can also use it for the base for soup/broth

    xx

  5. #5
    Likes to post

    Join Date
    29th March, 2011
    Posts
    123
    Rep Power
    6
    Diet: Dukan/Clean Eating
    Height: 5ft5in
    Start Date: 11.02.2013
    Start Weight: 12st7lb
    Current Weight: 11st2.6lb
    Goal Weight: 11st0lb
    Goal Date: A.S.A.P.


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29.1
    Current BMI: 26.1
    Goal BMI: 25.6


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st4.4lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st2.6lb
    % Lost 10.51%
    Just pinched this receipe for future dinners!" Sounds Yum!"

  6. #6
    Likes to post

    Join Date
    10th August, 2010
    Location
    Philippines
    Posts
    137
    Rep Power
    6
    Diet: Dukan
    Height: 1.62m
    Start Weight: 91.8kg
    Current Weight: 86.6kg
    Goal Weight: 63.5kg
    Goal Date: 31/08/2013


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35
    Current BMI: 33
    Goal BMI: 24.2


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 5.2kg
    Weight to Lose: 23.1kg
    % Lost 5.68%
    sounds really good, will be trying it for sure

  7. #7
    Forum Master
    maintainer
    half century

    Join Date
    19th June, 2012
    Location
    Hull, England
    Posts
    2,966
    Rep Power
    73
    Diet: Dukan
    Height: 5ft8in
    Start Date: 18th June 2012
    Start Weight: 18st0.2lb
    Current Weight: 11st12.7lb
    Goal Weight: 11st7lb
    Goal Date: REACHED TRUE WEIGHT 8th June 2013. Lost 6st 7¾lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 38.3
    Current BMI: 25.3
    Goal BMI: 24.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 6st1.5lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st5.7lb
    % Lost 33.9%
    ooo thansk for bumping this monty, sounds good.

  8. #8
    Regular Member

    Join Date
    2nd March, 2013
    Location
    Port Talbot, South Wales
    Posts
    62
    Rep Power
    3
    Diet: Dukan
    Height: 1.65m
    Start Date: 1st March 2013
    Start Weight: 150.1kg
    Current Weight: 144.7kg
    Goal Weight: 90kg
    Goal Date: March 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 55.1
    Current BMI: 53.1
    Goal BMI: 33.1


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 5.4kg
    Weight to Lose: 54.7kg
    % Lost 3.6%
    Oh wow, I was eating a roast chicken lastnight, and wanted something to be dipping it in other than the usual Dukan sauces. I kept the bones so I'll be making this for sure! Yum!
    dukannotsofatty likes this.

  9. #9
    Regular Member

    Join Date
    2nd March, 2013
    Location
    Port Talbot, South Wales
    Posts
    62
    Rep Power
    3
    Diet: Dukan
    Height: 1.65m
    Start Date: 1st March 2013
    Start Weight: 150.1kg
    Current Weight: 144.7kg
    Goal Weight: 90kg
    Goal Date: March 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 55.1
    Current BMI: 53.1
    Goal BMI: 33.1


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 5.4kg
    Weight to Lose: 54.7kg
    % Lost 3.6%
    I tried this recipe and I'm not sure what happened.. But, I reduced the stock down, and while it was on the heat still it looked a lovely consistency, looked and smelled delicious. However when I tasted it, it was way too overpowering, and not very nice at all. While I was figuring out what I could do with it, it cooled down in the pan, and jellified again. Quite a dense jelly though, I could pick it up and fold it up, so thats what I did... Folded it up, put it in a container and back in the fridge. It's just like my own stock cube now, so thats how I'm using it lol.
    dukannotsofatty likes this.





Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.